1 Functional Neuronal Processing of Human Body Odors
Johan N. Lundström & Mats J. Olsson
2 Female Perception of Male Body Odor
Dr. Mark J. T. Sergeant
3 Current issues in the study of androstenes in human chemosignalling
Jan Havlicek, Alice K. Murray, Tamsin K. Saxton & S. Craig Roberts
4 Mammary odor cues and pheromones: Mammalian infant-directed communication about maternal state, mammae, and milk
5 Exposure to female pheromones during pregnancy causes postpartum anxiety in mice
Caroline M. Larsen, David R. Grattan
6. Major Urinary Protein Regulation of Chemical Communication and Nutrient Metabolism
Yingjiang Zhou and Liangyou Rui
7. Chemosensory Function of the Amygdala
Nicolás Gutiérrez-Castellanos, Alino Martínez-Marcos, Fernando Martínez-García, Enrique Lanuza
8. TRPC Channels In Pheromone Sensing
Kirill Kiselyov, Damian B. van Rossum , and Randen L. Patterson
9. Alarm pheromones-Chemical signaling in response to danger
François J. Verheggen ; Eric Haubruge ; Mark C. Mescher
10. Odorant Binding Proteins in Insects
11. Drosophila CheB proteins Involved in Gustatory Detection of Pheromones are Related to a Human Neurodegeneration Factor
Claudio W. Pikielny
12. Volatile signals during pregnancy.
13. Olfactory Sensitivity: Functioning in Schizophrenia and Implications for Understanding the Nature and Progression of Psychosis
Warrick J. Brewer & Christos Pantelis
14. Olfactory systems in mate recognition and sexual behaviour
Matthieu Keller, Delphine Pillon & Julie Bakker
15. Communication By Olfactory Signals In Rabbits: Its Role In Reproduction
Angel I. Melo and Gabriela González-Mariscal
16. Chemical Communication And Reproduction In The Gray Short-Tailed Opossum (Monodelphis domestica)
John D. Harder and Leslie M. Jackson
17. Pheromones in a superorganism: from gene to social regulation
Alaux C., Maisonnasse A. & Le Conte Y.
18. Unraveling the pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN) signal transduction cascade that regulates sex pheromone production in moths
Shogo Matsumoto, Atsushi Ohnishi , Jae Min Lee , and J. Joe Hull
19. Pheromones In Social Wasps
Bruschini Claudia, Cervo Rita, Turillazzi Stefano
20. New Pheromones and Insect Control Strategies
Gadi V.P. Reddy and Angel Guerrero
21. Pheromones and Exocrine Glands In Isoptera
Ana Maria Costa-Leonardo*, Ives Haifig
22. Aphid Pheromones
Sarah Y. Dewhirst, John A. Pickett and Jim Hardie
23. Methyl Eugenol, Cue-Lure and Fruit Flies
Roger I. Vargas, Todd E. Shelly, Luc Leblanc and Jaime C. Piñero
24. Oviposition Pheromones in Haematophagous Insects
T. Seenivasagan and R. Vijayaraghavan
First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology, and enzyme mechanisms.
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Following a liberal arts education with a major in chemistry and biology at Hobart College, Gerald (Gerry) Litwack earned M.S. and PhD degrees in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he served as a Lecturer in Enzymology before starting a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis at the Biochemical Institute of the Sorbonne in Paris. His first academic position was assistant professor of biochemistry at Rutgers University where he started his work on hormone action for six years. During this period, he did a sabbatical at the University of California, Berkeley, where he concentrated on rapid enzyme kinetics. In 1960 he accepted an offer of an associate professorship at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine. In 1964, he was invited to be full professor of biochemistry at The Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology at Temple Medical School, simultaneously with a Career Development Award from the NIH, where he later was named Deputy Director of the Institute and the Laura H. Carnell Professor in biochemistry. Subsequently, he was given the Faculty Research Award. He co-discovered ligandin, later found to be in the family of glutathione S-transferases, enzymes that protect the body from carcinogens. In 1991, he moved to the Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University as Professor of Biochemistry, Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Deputy Director of the Kimmel Cancer Research Institute. Later, he became chair of the combined Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and concurrently held the position of Vice Dean for Research. In 2003, he moved to Los Angeles and from 2004-2006 was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles, in the Department of Biological Chemistry of the Geffen School of Medicine and, in this period, wrote “Human Biochemistry and Disease” a volume of 1254 pages. In 2007, he moved to Scranton, Pennsylvania, as Founding Chair of Basic Sciences and Acting Associate Dean for Research to start a new medical school, The Commonwealth Medical College. Having completing his mission in 2010, he moved to The Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Texas A & M Health Science Center, as Professor of Biochemistry and Associate Director. Currently, he is retired and lives in North Hollywood, California, where he continues as an author and as Series Editor of Vitamins and Hormones. He is involved in writing another textbook and has written a first novel, “One-Eighty”.
Toluca Lake, North Hollywood, California, USA