Genes and Endocrine Signalling in Development and Homeostasis

Genes and Endocrine Signalling in Development and Homeostasis

1st Edition - July 7, 2021

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  • Editor: Michael Adams
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323854269
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323854252

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Advances in Insect Physiology Volume 60 highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on a variety of timely topics, including The Steroid, Ecdysis Triggering Hormone, Juvenile Hormone Signaling Triad in Development and Reproduction, A Decade of Teasing Apart the Juvenile Hormone Receptor, Evolutionary Physiology of Peptidergic Signaling, Recent Advances in Neuroendocrine Regulation of Insect Excretory Systems, Recent Advances in Ecdysteroid Research in Insects, and  Regulation and Mechanisms of Sleep in Drosophila.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Advances in Insect Physiology series

Readership

Organismal biologists, ecologists, evolutionary biologists, for both researchers and students

Table of Contents

  • 1. Ecdysteroid signalling in insects—From biosynthesis to gene expression regulation
    Naoki Yamanaka
    2. A decade with the juvenile hormone receptor
    Marek Jindra, Sarka Tumova, Matej Milacek, and Lenka Bittova
    3. The epitracheal endocrine system and associated signalling cascades in development, reproduction, and behaviour
    Michael E. Adams
    4. Regulation of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster
    Juan Du, Pengfei Lv, Tiantian Fu, Yu Wei, Yahong Li, Zhe Liu, Lei He, Qiankun He, and Zhangwu Zhao

Product details

  • No. of pages: 180
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: July 7, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323854269
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323854252

About the Serial Volume Editor

Michael Adams

Michael E. Adams is a professor of Entomology, Cell Biology & Neuroscience at the University of California Riverside. He is well-known for his research in hormonal regulation of development and innate behaviors; isolation, characterization and physiological actions of arthropod venom toxins. He has won numerous awards for his excellent work in insect physiology. He was the recipient of the 2006 Entomological Society of America, Recognition Award in Insect Physiology and was recognized as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2002.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Entomology, Cell Biology and Neuroscience, University of California Riverside, CA, USA

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