Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Written By Gary Blomquist
Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 September 2020
  • ISBN : 0128196297
  • Pages : 750 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology written by Gary Blomquist which was release on 25 September 2020, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Second Edition, provides an updated and comprehensive review of the biochemistry and molecular biology of insect pheromone biosynthesis and reception. The book ties together historical information with recent discoveries, provides the reader with the current state of the field, and suggests where future research is headed. Written by international experts, many of whom pioneered studies on insect pheromone production and reception, this release updates the 2003 first edition with an emphasis on recent advances in the field. This book will be an important resource for entomologists and molecular biologists studying all areas of insect communication. Offers a historical and contemporary perspective, with a focus on advances over the last 15 years Discusses the molecular and regulatory mechanisms underlying pheromone production/detection, as well as the evolution of these processes across the insects Led by editors with broad expertise in the metabolic pathways of pheromone production and the biochemical and genetic processes of pheromone detection

Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Author : Gary Blomquist,Richard Vogt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-25
  • Total pages : 750
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Second Edition, provides an updated and comprehensive review of the biochemistry and molecular biology of insect pheromone biosynthesis and reception. The book ties together historical information with recent discoveries, provides the reader with the current state of the field, and suggests where future research ...

Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Author : Gary J. Blomquist,Richard G. Vogt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2003-10-08
  • Total pages : 768
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : A valuable new reference on insect behavior, this exceptional new text delves into the primary sensory communication system used by most insects -- their sense of smell. Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology covers how insects produce pheromones and how they detect pheromones and plant volatiles. Since insects rely on ...

Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Author : Blomquist Gary J.,Richard Vogt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 745
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Part 1: Pheromone Production Biosynthesis and detection of pheromones and plant volatiles - introduction and overview Gary J. Blomquist and Richard G. Vogt 2 Biology and ultrastructure of sex pheromone-producing tis sue Peter W K. Ma and Sonny B. Ramaswamy 3 Biochemistry of female moth sex pheromones R. A. Jurenka 4 Molecular biological investigations ...

Pheromone Biochemistry

Pheromone Biochemistry
  • Author : Glenn D. Prestwich,Gary J. Blomquist
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-28
  • Total pages : 586
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Pheromone Biochemistry covers chapters on Lepidoptera, ticks, flies, beetles, and even vertebrate olfactory biochemistry. The book discusses pheromone production and its regulation in female insects; as well as reception, perception, and degradation of pheromones by male insects. The text then describes the pheromone biosynthesis and its regulation and the reception ...

Insect Hydrocarbons

Insect Hydrocarbons
  • Author : Gary J. Blomquist,Anne-Geneviève Bagnères
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-04
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : A unique and critical analysis of the wealth of research conducted on the biology, biochemistry and chemical ecology of the rapidly growing field of insect cuticular hydrocarbons. Authored by leading experts in their respective fields, the twenty chapters show the complexity that has been discovered in the nature and role ...

Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera

Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera
  • Author : Marian R. Goldsmith,Frantisek Marec
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09-01
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Numerous and charismatic, the Lepidoptera is one of the most widely studied groups of invertebrates. Advances in molecular tools and genomic techniques have reduced the need for large sizes and mass-rearing, and lepidopteran model systems are increasingly used to illuminate broad-based experimental questions as well as those peculiar to butterflies ...

Insect Endocrinology

Insect Endocrinology
  • Author : Lawrence I. Gilbert
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-26
  • Total pages : 588
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : The publication of the extensive seven-volume work Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science provided a complete reference encompassing important developments and achievements in modern insect science. One of the most swiftly moving areas in entomological and comparative research is endocrinology, and this volume, Insect Endocrinology, is designed for those who desire a ...

Pheromone Communication in Moths

Pheromone Communication in Moths
  • Author : Jeremy D. Allison,Ring T. Carde
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-25
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Common among moths is a mate-finding system in which females emit a pheromone that induces males to fly upwind along the pheromone plume. Since the chemical pheromone of the domesticated silk moth was identified in 1959, a steady increase in the number of moth species whose pheromone attractants have been identified ...

Management of Insect Pests to Agriculture

Management of Insect Pests to Agriculture
  • Author : Henryk Czosnek,Murad Ghanim
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-08
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Thanks to the application of new technologies such as whole-genome sequencing, analysis of transcriptome and proteome of insect pest to agriculture, great progress has been made in understanding the life style, reproduction, evolution and nuisance to crops caused by insect pests such as aphids, planthoppers, and whiteflies. We believe that ...

Insect Pheromone Research

Insect Pheromone Research
  • Author : R.T. Carde,A.K. Minks
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 684
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : This book contains the proceedings of the "First International Symposium on Insect Pheromones," which was held at Wageningen, The Netherlands, from March 6 to March 11, 1994. Eighty participants from 17 countries attended the symposium, which turned out to be a unique forum for the exchange of the latest worldwide findings on insect pheromones, ...

Biosynthesis in Insects

Biosynthesis in Insects
  • Author : E David Morgan
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2019-03-22
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : The chemical study of insects has been growing for four decades, and with it an interest in how insects make their pheromones, hormones, defensive secretions, venoms, pigments and surface coverings. By investigating the biosynthesis of insects, one can gain a greater insight into the structure and function of insect compounds, ...

Insect Physiology and Biochemistry

Insect Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2008-04-18
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Expanded and updated, this second edition of a bestselling book challenges conventional entomological wisdom with the latest research and analytical interpretations. Encouraging independent evaluation of the data and allowing for the extrapolation of major concepts across species, this indispensable text establishes a thorough understanding of the...

Olfactory Concepts of Insect Control Alternative to insecticides

Olfactory Concepts of Insect Control   Alternative to insecticides
  • Author : Jean-François Picimbon
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-16
  • Total pages : 225
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Evolution gave rise to a prominent insect diversity at every level of ecological niche. Since then, hordes of insects have threatened human and cattle health as well as most of all green lands and agricultural crops. Now, the insect problem expands from many mutant forms of yellow dengue fever mosquitoes ...

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry

Studies in Natural Products Chemistry
  • Author : Atta-ur-Rahman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-06-23
  • Total pages : 1022
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : This volume presents frontier reviews on recent developments on bioactive natural products in cutting-edge areas by eminent experts in their respective fields. Fourteen reviews treat diverse and different topics in natural products chemistry - basic ones, medicinally oriented ones, agro-oriented ones and ecologically oriented ones. It is an important addition ...

Neurobiology of Chemical Communication

Neurobiology of Chemical Communication
  • Author : Carla Mucignat-Caretta
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02-14
  • Total pages : 612
  • ISBN : 0128196297
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Summary : Intraspecific communication involves the activation of chemoreceptors and subsequent activation of different central areas that coordinate the responses of the entire organism—ranging from behavioral modification to modulation of hormones release. Animals emit intraspecific chemical signals, often referred to as pheromones, to advertise their presence to members of the same ...