5 edition of Recent developments in insect neurohormones found in the catalog.
|Statement||Marie Raabe ; illustrated by Colette Montmory.|
|LC Classifications||QL495 .R29 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 503 p. :|
|Number of Pages||503|
|LC Control Number||89015998|
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The most striking fact revealed by investigations of insect neurohormones is that insects are as well supplied with neurohormones as mammals, since neurohor mones regulate not only the functioning of the endocrine glands, prothoracic gland, and corpora allata, but also most physiological processes.
Get this from a library. Recent Developments in Insect Neurohormones. [Marie Raabe] -- The most striking fact revealed by investigations of insect neurohormones is that insects are as well supplied with neurohormones as mammals, since neurohor mones regulate not only the functioning.
Recent developments in insect neurohormones. New York: Plenum Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Marie Raabe. Recent developments in insect neurohormones.
Bibliography: p. Includes index. Insect hormones. Neurohormones. Title. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, microfilming. The recent proliferation of investigations into insect neurohormones has cre ated the need for an overall review of the data.
Our knowledge of the subject is voluminous, and the evidence clearly demonstrates that neurohormones playa part in most insect regulatory : Springer US. Recent Developments in Insect Neurohormones (Advances in Experimental Medicine and) by M.
Raabe Hardcover. Neurohormones are synthesized mainly in insect brain neurosecretory neurons. Various stressors of different intensity cause specific changes which influence on neurosecretory neurons activity and synthesis of neurohormones (biogene amines, ecdysiotropins, ecdysiostatins, allatoregulatory neurohormones, adipokinetic neurohormones, etc.).
“Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management” includes 25 chapters contributed by more than 40 distinguished entomologists and introduces the latest progress in entomology, from molecular biology, insect-plant interactions and insecticide toxicology, to emerging technologies in pest management.
A neurotransmitter is a messenger released from a neuron at an anatomically specialised junction, which diffuses across a narrow cleft to affect one or sometimes two postsynaptic neurons, a muscle cell, or another effector cell.
A neuromodulator is a messenger released from a neuron in the central nervous system, or in the periphery, that affects groups of neurons, or effector cells that have.
The moulting process in insects is initiated and directed by the hormone hydroxyecdysone1, which causes the secretion of a new cuticle and the internal changes that are necessary for the new stage.
Hormone - Hormone - Molting hormones: Ecdysone is a steroid compound derived from cholesterol. Two forms are found in insects—α-ecdysone and β-ecdysone; ecdysones of unknown biological significance are also present in plants.
Unlike vertebrates, insects cannot synthesize cholesterol, and they thus must obtain it from their food. Evidence concerning the mode of action of ecdysone indicates.
Recent Developments in Insect Neurohormones, Ple- num, New York, 14 Schoofs, L., Holman, G.M., Hayes, T.K., Kochansky, J.P., Nach- man, R.J. and De Loof, A., Loeustatachykinin III and IV: two ad- ditional insect neuropeptides with homology to peptides of the ver- tebrate tachykinin family, Reg.
Peptides, 31 () 15 Schoofs, L., Holman, G.M., Hayes. Richard E. Jones PhD, Kristin H. Lopez PhD, in Human Reproductive Biology (Fourth Edition), Releasing and Release-Inhibiting Hormones. The neurohormones released by the axons of the hypophysiotropic area of the hypothalamus can either increase or decrease the synthesis and secretion of hormones of the adenohypophysis.
When a neurohormone increases output of a particular. Insect - Insect - Role of hormones: Both molting and metamorphosis are controlled by hormones. Molting is initiated when sensory receptors in the body wall detect that the internal soft tissues have filled the old exoskeleton and trigger production of a hormone from neurosecretory cells in the brain.
This hormone acts upon the prothoracic gland, an endocrine gland in the prothorax, which in. More recent developments in immunology promise to lower these levels further. It is not surprising that these new opportunities accelerated progress in insect neuroscience and that the time was right for a rapid and personal exchange of ideas and information on techniques.
The discovery of insect neurohormones dates from the earliest. Diverse Functions of Insect Biogenic Amines as Neurotransmitters, Neuromodulators, and Neurohormones Chapter January with 86 Reads How we measure 'reads'.
Control of gonad development in insects requires juvenile hormone, ecdysteroids, and a peptidic brain gonadotropin(s). Compared to vertebrates, the situation in insects with respect to the molecular. Despite my limited knowledge of insect identification, I would like to establish a data base of insects and spiders of Comoros.
Of course this project will need many specialists. Extracted from The Pesticide Book, 6 th ed*. (), Published by MeisterPro Information Resources, A division of Meister Media Worldwide, Willoughby, Ohio InEPA has registered a new insect repellent, N-methylneodecanamide.
Rather than being used on humans to repel insects, it is applied to household floors and other surfaces to. Recent studies have shown that ecdysteroids are involved in adult neuronal function, including the control of learning, memory, and behavior [52–55].
Particularly, very recent studies have unraveled the ecdysteroid-dependent regulation of circadian clocks in insects, especially Drosophila. The details of development presented in this book provide a base for reflecting on how change in ontogeny might have influenced hexapod diversification.
To consider such change productively requires us to recall how selection acts on populations to generate new species and higher taxa and to have some knowledge of the insect fossil record.An obvious corollary from the demonstrated uniqueness of insect energy metabolism is that an understanding of the process may lead to the de velopment of new, specific agents or strategies for the suppression of insect pests.
The present volume is an expanded version of the Kyoto symposium.Excellence paves the wayWith Current Opinion in Insect Science. Current Opinion in Insect Science is a new systematic review journal that aims to provide specialists with a unique and educational platform to keep up–to–date with the expanding volume of information published in the field of Insect Science.
As this is such a broad discipline, we have determined themed sections each of which.