Biomechanisms Regulating Growth and Development

Biomechanisms Regulating Growth and Development

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401071239
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/26/2011
Series: Beltsville Symposia in Agricultural Research , #12
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 479
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: A Place in Science.- I: Tissue Specific Gene Regulation: Cell Division and Differentiation.- 2 Genetic Analysis of Cellular Differentiation in Yeast: The Cell Cycle and Meiosis.- 3 Regulation of Gene Expression by Indoleacetic Acid in Pea Epicotyl Tissue.- 4 Variant Forms of Growth Hormone and Control of Hormonal Action.- 5 Genetic Complexity of Drosophila Oogenesis: Mutations Affecting the Establishment or Maintenance of Cell Fate.- 6 Homeo Box Genes and Animal Development.- 7 Gene Transfer for Increased Animal Growth.- 8 Gene Insertion: Role and Limitations of Technique in Farm Animals as a Key to Growth.- 9 Peptide Production by and Growth Stimulation of Lung Cancer Cells.- 10 Bacterial Genes Specifying Cytokinin Biosynthesis: Structure, Function and Control of Expression.- II: Mechanisms for Regulating Hormone Concentration.- 11 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Insect Development.- 12 Strategies for the Discovery of Insect Control Agents: Exploitation of Biomechanisms Regulating Insect Development.- 13 Genetical and Chemical Approaches to the Metabolic Regulation and Mode of Action of Gibberellins in Plants.- 14 Biosynthesis of Ethylene and its Regulation in Plants.- 15 Mass Spectrometry, Genetics and Biochemistry: Understanding the Metabolism of Indole-3-Acetic Acid.- III: Hormonal Regulation of Growth and Development.- 16 Mechanisms by which Porcine Somatotropin Enhances Pig Growth Performance.- 17 Brain Neurotransmitters and Circulating Hormones in Control of Food Intake, Satiety and Appetite for Specific Macronutrients.- IV: Non-Hormonal Regulation of Growth and Development.- 18 Patterns of Phytochrome-Induced Gene Expression in Etiolated Pea Buds.- 19 Oligosaccharides as Signals for Plant Defensive Genes.- V: Nutritional Regulation of Growth and Development.- 20 Regulation of Fetal Growth: Importance of Growth and Tissue Deposition in the Pig.- 21 Ruminant Splanchnic Tissues - Energy Costs of Absorption and Metabolism.- 22 Influence of Early Plane of Nutrition on Enzyme Systems and Subsequent Tissue Deposition.- 23 Rhizobium Trifolii Polysaccharides, Oligosaccharides and other Metabolites Affecting Development and Symbiotic Infection of Clover Root Hairs.- VI: Pathogenic and Symbiotic Interaction.- 24 Mycorrhizas and Plant Growth and Development.- 25 Agrobacterium as a Gene Vector for Plants: Transfer of Genes Involved in Morphogenesis.- 26 The Effects of Infection on Growth.- 27 The Role of Interleukin-1 in Energy Balance.- 28 Influence of Parasitic Infection on Growth-Related Hormones and Nutrient Utilization in Cattle.- 29 Influence of Parasitism on Growth of Cattle Possibly Mediated Through Tumor Necrosis Factor.- Author Index.

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