Reproduction in Domestic Animals - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780121792510, 9781483263151

Reproduction in Domestic Animals

2nd Edition

Editors: H. H. Cole P. T. Cupps
eBook ISBN: 9781483263151
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1969
Page Count: 684
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Description

Reproduction in Domestic Animals, Second Edition discusses the chemistry of gonadotropins and biochemistry of the gonadal hormones. The book presents the immunological characterization of the gonadotropins and the regulation of the secretion of pituitary gonadotropins by the nervous system.

The text describes the physiology of reproduction and then discusses the effects of hormones on the development and differentiation of the brain. Another topic of interest is the formation of preovulatory follicles. The section that follows describes the necessity of quantitative female gametes production.

The book will provide valuable insights for biologists, zoologists, students, and researchers in the field of animal reproduction.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Foreword to the First Edition

Preface

1. Historical Introduction

I. Early History, Mostly Anatomical

II. Sex Determination

III. Sexual Cycles

IV. Steroid Hormones

V. Anterior Pituitary Hormones

VI. Physiology of Spermatozoa

VII. Miscellaneous Factors

References

2. Physiological Characterization of Gonadotropins

I. Introduction

II. Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

III. Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

IV. Prolactin

V. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)

VI. Pregnant Mare Serum Gonadotropin (PMSG)

VII. Effect of Gonadotropins upon Metabohc Activity of Gonads

VIII. The Progonadotropic Response

IX. The Pituitary Antagonist

X. Standards and International Units

References

3. Immunological Characterization of the Gonadotropins

I. Introduction

II. General Immunological Considerations

III. Development of Antisera

IV. Immunological Methods of Analysis

V. Application of Immunological Procedures

References

4. Chemistry of the Gonadotropins

I. Introduction

II. Luteinizing Hormone (LH, ICSH)

III. Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

IV. Pregnant Mare Serum Gonadotropin (PMSG)

V. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)

VI. Prolactin (Lactogenic Hormone; Mammotropin; Luteotropin; LTH)

VII. Concluding Remarks

References

5. Physiology of Gonadal Hormones and Related Synthetic Compounds

I. Androgens

II. Estrogens

III. Progestogens

IV. Relaxin

References

6. The Biochemistry of Gonadal Hormones and Related Compounds

I. Pregnenolone and Progesterone

II. Androgens

III. Estrogens

References

7. Role of the Nervous System in Reproductive Processes

I. Introduction

II. Neural Substrates of Mating Behavior

III. Regulation of the Secretion of Pituitary Gonadotropins by the Nervous System

IV. Regulation of the Onset of Puberty by the Nervous System

V. Effects of Hormones on Development and Differentiation of the Brain

VI. Summary

References

8. Oogenesis and Folliculogenesis

I. General Characteristics of Female Gametogenesis

II. Formation of Primordial Follicles: Oogenesis

III. Formation of Preovulatory Follicles: Folliculogenesis

IV. Importance of the Quantitative Production of Female Gametes

References

9. The Estrous Cycle

I. Introduction

II. Puberty

III. The Sexual Season

IV. The Cycle

V. Cyclic Changes in the Reproductive and Endocrine Organs

VI. Hormonal Changes during the Estrous Cycle

VII. Mechanisms Controlling the Estrous Cycle

References

10. Spermatogenesis and Morphology of the Spermatozoon

I. Introduction

II. Description of the Spermatogenic and Seminiferous Epithehal Cycles

III. The Cellular Elements of the Speramatogenic Cycle in Domestic Animals

IV. The Sertoli Cells

V. Establishment of Spermatogenesis in the Young Male

VI. Duration of the Spermatogenic Processes

VII. Control of Spermatogenesis

References

11. Physiology of Semen and of the Male Reproductive Tract

I. Introduction

II. General: Composition and Properties of Semen and Secretions of Male Accessory Glands

III. Species Characteristics

References

12. Physiological Aspects of Artificial Insemination

I. Introduction

II. Development of Sexual Function

III. Sperm Production

IV. Libido and Semen Collection

V. Semen Preservation

VI. Insemination

VII. Factors Affecting Fertility in Artificial Insemination

References

13. Fertilization and Development of the Egg

I. Maturation, Ovulation, and Transport of Eggs

II. Transport of Spermatozoa

III. Fertilization

IV. Cleavage

V. Maintenance of the Preimplantation Embryo

References

14. Implantation, Development of the Fetus, and Fetal Membranes

I. Introduction

II. Anatomy of the Uterus

III. Implantation

IV. Growth of the Conceptus and Formation of the Placenta

V. The Placenta and Ultrastructure of the Fetomaternal Junction

VI. Fetal Nutrition and Growth

VII. Chorioallantoic Anastomoses and Twinning

VIII. Immunological Problems of Pregnancy

References

15. Hormonal Mechanisms during Pregnancy and Parturition

I. Introduction

II. Hormonal Mechanisms in Pregnancy

III. Hormonal Mechanisms in Parturition

References

16. Mammary Growth and Lactation

I. Introduction

II. Morphogenesis and Development of the Mammary Gland

III. Hormonal Requirements for Mammary Gland Development and Lactation

IV. Milk Synthesis

V. Milk Ejection

References

17. Environmental Factors Affecting Reproduction

I. Introduction

II. The Role of Environmental Factors on Reproduction in Individual Species

References

18. Nutritive Influences Upon Reproduction

I. The Influence of Nutrition on the Development and Function of the Reproductive Organs

II. Nutrition and Prenatal Development

III. The Nutrient Requirement for Fetal Development in Cattle

References

19. Infectious Diseases Influencing Reproduction

I. Introduction

II. Bacterial Infections

III. Virus Infections

IV. Protozoan Infections

V. Pathological Responses of the Genital Organs to Miscellaneous Infections

References

20. Sexual Behavior and Controlling Mechanisms in Domestic Birds and Mammals

I. Introduction

II. Domestic Birds

III. Domestic Mammals

IV. Role of Gonadal Hormones in Gontrolling Sexual Behavior

V. Pharmacological Synchronization of Estrus in Domestic Mammals

References

21. Reproduction in Domestic Fowl

I. Introduction

II. Sex Development

III. The Female Reproductive System

IV. The Male Reproductive System

V. Reproduction

References

Subject Index

Details

No. of pages:
684
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1969
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483263151

About the Editor

H. H. Cole

P. T. Cupps