Target Receptors in the Control of Insect Pests: Part II - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124170100, 9780124171718

Target Receptors in the Control of Insect Pests: Part II, Volume 46

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Ephraim Cohen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124170100
eBook ISBN: 9780124171718
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th April 2014
Page Count: 520
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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter One: ABC Transporters and Their Role in Protecting Insects from Pesticides and Their Metabolites
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Structural Insights into the Mode of Action of ABC Transporters
    • 3 Evolution of ABC Transporters in Insects
    • 4 Physiological Functions and Metabolic Substrates in Insects
    • 5 Elimination of PSMs
    • 6 ABC Transporters and Insecticide Resistance
    • 7 ABC Transporters as Targets for Pest Control and Resistance Management
    • 8 Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Two: Molecular Signalling, Pharmacology, and Physiology of Octopamine and Tyramine Receptors as Potential Insect Pest Control Targets
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 OA and TA
    • 3 Molecular Entity and Signal Transduction
    • 4 Pharmacology
    • 5 Physiology
    • 6 Summary and Future Perspectives
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Three: Receptors for Neuronal or Endocrine Signalling Molecules as Potential Targets for the Control of Insect Pests
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 GPCRs and Their Functions in Signal Transduction Pathways
    • 3 (Neuro)peptides and Their Receptors: Possible Targets for Insect Pest Control
    • 4 Muscarinic Acetylcholine and Biogenic Amine Receptors
    • 5 Applicability of Neurohormone Receptors as Targets for Insecticides
    • 6 Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Four: The Juvenile Hormone Receptor and Molecular Mechanisms of Juvenile Hormone Action
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 JH Signalling Through Membrane-Bound Receptors
    • 3 USP: An Intracellular MF Receptor
    • 4 MET: An Intracellular JH Receptor
    • 5 JH Target Genes
    • 6 Crosstalk of Signalling Pathways
    • 7 Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Five: Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels as Insecticide Targets
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Molecular Biology of Insect Sodium Channels
    • 3 Molecular Mechanisms of Action and Resistance to Pyrethroids
    • 4 Molecular Mechanism of Action of SCBIs: Indoxacarb and Metaflumizone
    • 5 Conclusion
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Six: Insect Acetylcholinesterase as a Target for Effective and Environmentally Safe Insecticides
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 AChE as a Current Insecticide Target
    • 3 AChE as a New Insecticide Target
    • 4 Conclusions
    • Acknowledgements
  • Index

Description

  • Preface
  • Chapter One: ABC Transporters and Their Role in Protecting Insects from Pesticides and Their Metabolites
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Structural Insights into the Mode of Action of ABC Transporters
    • 3 Evolution of ABC Transporters in Insects
    • 4 Physiological Functions and Metabolic Substrates in Insects
    • 5 Elimination of PSMs
    • 6 ABC Transporters and Insecticide Resistance
    • 7 ABC Transporters as Targets for Pest Control and Resistance Management
    • 8 Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Two: Molecular Signalling, Pharmacology, and Physiology of Octopamine and Tyramine Receptors as Potential Insect Pest Control Targets
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 OA and TA
    • 3 Molecular Entity and Signal Transduction
    • 4 Pharmacology
    • 5 Physiology
    • 6 Summary and Future Perspectives
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Three: Receptors for Neuronal or Endocrine Signalling Molecules as Potential Targets for the Control of Insect Pests
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 GPCRs and Their Functions in Signal Transduction Pathways
    • 3 (Neuro)peptides and Their Receptors: Possible Targets for Insect Pest Control
    • 4 Muscarinic Acetylcholine and Biogenic Amine Receptors
    • 5 Applicability of Neurohormone Receptors as Targets for Insecticides
    • 6 Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Four: The Juvenile Hormone Receptor and Molecular Mechanisms of Juvenile Hormone Action
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 JH Signalling Through Membrane-Bound Receptors
    • 3 USP: An Intracellular MF Receptor
    • 4 MET: An Intracellular JH Receptor
    • 5 JH Target Genes
    • 6 Crosstalk of Signalling Pathways
    • 7 Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Five: Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels as Insecticide Targets
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Molecular Biology of Insect Sodium Channels
    • 3 Molecular Mechanisms of Action and Resistance to Pyrethroids
    • 4 Molecular Mechanism of Action of SCBIs: Indoxacarb and Metaflumizone
    • 5 Conclusion
    • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter Six: Insect Acetylcholinesterase as a Target for Effective and Environmentally Safe Insecticides
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 AChE as a Current Insecticide Target
    • 3 AChE as a New Insecticide Target
    • 4 Conclusions
    • Acknowledgements
  • Index

Key Features

  • Contains important, comprehensive and in-depth reviews
  • An essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect biochemists
  • First published in 1963, this serial is ranked second in the highly competitive ISI category of Entomology

Readership

Entomologists, zoologists, insect biochemists, insect physiologists


Details

No. of pages:
520
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124171718
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124170100

About the Serial Volume Editors

Ephraim Cohen Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel