prothoracicotrophic hormone activity

id: GO:0018445
name: prothoracicotrophic hormone activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The action characteristic of prothoracicotrophic hormone, a peptide hormone that is secreted by the brain and, upon receptor binding, acts on the prothoracic gland to stimulate the release of ecdysone in insects.

Parent Functions

GO:0005184neuropeptide hormone activity