Insect Endocrinology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123847492, 9780123848512

Insect Endocrinology

1st Edition

Editors: Lawrence Gilbert
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123847492
eBook ISBN: 9780123848512
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 21st September 2011
Page Count: 588
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INSECT ENDOCRINOLOGY

Lawrence I. Gilbert, editor

1. Prothoracicotropic Hormone

Wendy Smith and Robert Rybczynski

2. Insulin-Like Peptides: Structure, Signaling and Function

Yevgeniya Antonova, Anam J. Arik, Wendy Moore, Michael A. Riehle and Mark R. Brown

3. Bursicon, a Neuropeptide Hormone That Controls Cuticle Tanning and Wing Expansion

Qisheng Song

4. Ecdysteroid Chemistry and Biochemistry

Rene Lafont, J T Warren, and H Rees

5. The Ecdysteroid Receptor

Vincent Henrich

6. Evolution of Nuclear Receptors in Insects

François Bonneton and Vincent Laudet

7. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Ecdysis

Dusan Zitnan and Michael Adams

8. The Juvenile Hormones

Walter Goodman and Michel Cusson

9. Hormones Controlling Homeostasis in Insects

David Schooley, F.M. Hordyski and G. Coast

10. Hormonal Control of Diapause

David Denlinger, George D. Yocum and Joseph P. Rinehart

11. Endocrine Control of Insect Polyphenism

Klaus Hartfelder and Doug Emlen

12. Pheromone Production: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Gary J. Blomquist, Russell Jurenka, Coby Schal and Claus Tittiger

Key Features

  • Articles selected by the known and respected editor-in-chief of the original major reference work, Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science
  • Newly revised contributions bring together the latest research in the quickly moving field of insect endocrinology
  • Review of the literature of the past five years is now included, as well as full use of data arising from the application of molecular technologies wherever appropriate

Table of Contents

INSECT ENDOCRINOLOGY

Lawrence I. Gilbert, editor

1. Prothoracicotropic Hormone

Wendy Smith and Robert Rybczynski

2. Insulin-Like Peptides: Structure, Signaling and Function

Yevgeniya Antonova, Anam J. Arik, Wendy Moore, Michael A. Riehle and Mark R. Brown

3. Bursicon, a Neuropeptide Hormone That Controls Cuticle Tanning and Wing Expansion

Qisheng Song

4. Ecdysteroid Chemistry and Biochemistry

Rene Lafont, J T Warren, and H Rees

5. The Ecdysteroid Receptor

Vincent Henrich

6. Evolution of Nuclear Receptors in Insects

François Bonneton and Vincent Laudet

7. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Ecdysis

Dusan Zitnan and Michael Adams

8. The Juvenile Hormones

Walter Goodman and Michel Cusson

9. Hormones Controlling Homeostasis in Insects

David Schooley, F.M. Hordyski and G. Coast

10. Hormonal Control of Diapause

David Denlinger, George D. Yocum and Joseph P. Rinehart

11. Endocrine Control of Insect Polyphenism

Klaus Hartfelder and Doug Emlen

12. Pheromone Production: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Gary J. Blomquist, Russell Jurenka, Coby Schal and Claus Tittiger

Details

No. of pages:
588
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780123848512
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123847492

About the Editor

Lawrence Gilbert

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC