Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates - Vol 3 book cover

Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates - Vol 3

Reptiles

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.

Audience
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.

Hardbound, 432 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-374930-7

Contents

  • 1. Sex Determination in Reptiles

    Daniel A. Warner

    2. Neuroendocrinology of Reptilian Reproductive Behavior

    Michele A. Johnson and Juli Wade

    3. Hormonal Regulation of Testicular Functions in Reptiles

    Sunil Kumar, Brototi Roy, and Umesh Rai

    4. Hormonal Regulation of Ovarian Function in Reptiles

    Susan M. Jones

    5. Hormones and the Sex Ducts and Sex Accessory Structures of Reptiles

    Daniel H. Gist

    6. Pheromones and Reproduction in Reptiles

    José Martín and Pilar López

    7. Stress and Reproduction in Reptiles

    Richard R. Tokarz and Cliff H. Summers

    8. Hormones and Behavior of Reptiles

    Barry Sinervo and Donald B. Miles

    9. Viviparity in Reptiles: Evolution and Reproductive Endocrinology

    Lori C. Albergotti and Louis J. Guillette Jr.

    10. Hormones and Reproductive Cycles in Turtles

    Gaëlle Blanvillain, David Wm. Owens, and Gerald Kuchling

    11. Hormones and Reproductive Cycles in Crocodilians

    Matthew R. Milnes

    12. Hormones and Reproductive Cycles in Lizards

    Matthew B. Lovern

    13. Hormones and Reproductive Cycles in Snakes

    Emily N. Taylor and Dale F. DeNardo

    14. Actions of Endocrine Disrupting Contaminants in Reptiles

    Ashley S. P. Boggs, Nicole L. Botteri, Heather J. Hamlin and Louis J. Guillette Jr.

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