Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates - Vol 2


Edited by

  • David Norris, Professor of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
  • Kristin Lopez, Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.

This series of volumes represents a comprehensive and integrated treatment of reproduction in vertebrates from fishes of all sorts through mammals. It is designed to provide a readable, coordinated description of reproductive basics in each group of vertebrates as well as an introduction to the latest trends in reproductive research and our understanding of reproductive events. Whereas each chapter and each volume is intended to stand alone as a review of that topic or vertebrate group, respectively, the volumes are prepared so as to provide a thorough topical treatment across the vertebrates. Terminology has been standardized across the volumes to reduce confusion where multiple names exist in the literature, and a comprehensive glossary of these terms and their alternative names is provided.

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Research and Post-Graduate scientists studying non-human vertebrate physiology, hormones and reproductive biology. Animal ScientistsReproductive Physiologists using animals as models for human reproductive researchLibraries and labs in vertebrate physiology, endocrinology and reproductive biology.


Book information

  • Published: September 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374931-4

Table of Contents

1. Sex Determination and Sexual Differentiation in Amphibians

Stéphane Flament, Dominique Chardard, Amand Chesnel, and Hélène Dumond

2. Neuroendocrine Control of Reproduction in Amphibians

Pei-San Tsai

3. Testicular Structure and Control of Sperm Development in Amphibians

Catherine R. Propper

4. Hormones and Female Reproductive System of Amphbians

Mari Carmen Uribe

5. Hormones, Sex Accessory Structures and Secondary Sexual Characters in Amphibians

David M. Sever and Nancy L. Staub

6. Stress and Reproduction in Amphibians

James A. Carr

7. Maternal Adaptations to Reproductive Modes in Amphibians

Hartmut Greven

8. Hormones and Reproductive Behavior in Amphibians

Sarah K. Woodley


Rakesh K. Rastogi, Claudia Pinelli, Gianluca Polese, Biagio D’Aniello, and Gabriella Chieffi-Baccari

10. Hormones and Reproductive Patterns in Urodele and Gymnophionid Amphibians.

David O. Norris

11. Endocrine Disruption of Amphibian Reproduction

David O. Norris and Elena M. Lopez