Insect Development

Insect Development

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The publication of the extensive 7-volume work Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science has provided library customers and their end-users with a complete reference encompassing important developments and achievements in modern insect science including reviews on the ecdysone receptor, lipocalins, and bacterial toxins. This derivative from the major reference work, Insect Development: Metamorphosis, Molting and Morphogenesis, presents a new opportunity for the end user who desires to purchase a comprehensive yet affordable work on these important aspects of insect development. Timeless articles by a host of respected contributors in the field cover such topics as embryonic development, hormonal control of form and function of the nervous system, programmed cell death, organization of the endocrine system, and much more. Articles specially selected by the known and respected editor-in-chief of the original major reference work Classic reviews offer essential coverage of development as it relates to metamorphosis, molting and morphogenesis Introduction by the editor puts the selected body of work in context, highlighting the need for entomologists, developmental biologists and related researchers to have these valuable reviews in their personal collectionBrain Clocks and the Endocrine System There are two distinct areas in the insect brain that are well documented as centers of ... Recent studies of the neuroarchitecture of these clocks, summarized below, reveal a complex Figure 1 Diagrams of the brains of ... (a) Cockroach; (b) cricket; (c) beetle; (d) fly; and (e) moth.

Title:Insect Development
Author:Lawrence I. Gilbert
Publisher:Academic Press - 2009-08-13


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