Insect Juvenile Hormones - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124909502, 9780323154338

Insect Juvenile Hormones

1st Edition

Chemistry And Action

Editors: Julius Menn
eBook ISBN: 9780323154338
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1972
Page Count: 358
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Description

Insect Juvenile Hormones: Chemistry and Action reviews the state of knowledge on juvenile hormones (JH) and analogs. The book emerged from the presentations and deliberations at the Symposium on the Chemistry and Action of Insect Juvenile Hormones, sponsored by the Division of Pesticide Chemistry of the American Chemical Society at the 162nd National Meeting of the Society in Washington, D. C., September 12-17, 1971.
The book summarizes what is known about JH their analogs; their chemistry; their biological effects and mode of action; their biochemical fate in target and nontarget organisms; and their stability. Although divided into three general areas for convenience—biological, biochemical, and chemical—the text in its entirety is a multidisciplinary discourse, a foundation upon which the understanding of the action or inaction of JH and JH-active chemicals may be based, which hopefully will provide a springboard for future direction and research. This book will be of interest to chemists, biochemists, biologists, endocrinologists, entomologists, insect physiologists, and others concerned with insect development and control.

Table of Contents


Contributors

Preface

Introduction

Part I. Biological Aspects

Insect Hormones and Insect Control

Theoretical Aspects of the Action of Juvenile Hormone

Regulation of Messenger RNA Translation Mediated

Biological Activity and Bio Assay of Juvenile Hormone Analogs

Juvenile Hormone and Insect Embryonic Development: Its Potential Role as an Ovicide

Field Experiences with Juvenile Hormone Mimics

Part II. Biochemical Aspects

Metabolism of Cecropia Juvenile Hormone in Insects and in Mammals

Preliminary Chromatographic Studies on the Metabolites and Photodecomposition Products of the Juvenoid 1-(4'-Ethylphenoxy)-6,7-epoxy-3,7-dimethyl-2-octene

Environmental Stability of Juvenile Hormone Mimicking Agents

Part III. Chemical Aspects

The Origin of Juvenile Hormone Chemistry

Terpenoid Routes to the Synthesis of Homojuvenates

Juvenile Hormone Activity of a Variety of Structural Types against Several Insect Species

Synthesis and Activity of Juvenile Hormone Analogs

Cecropia Juvenile Hormone: Harbinger of a New Age in Pest Control

Subject Index

Details

No. of pages:
358
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1972
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323154338

About the Editor

Julius Menn