Insect Neuropeptides: Chemistry, Biology, and Action

Insect Neuropeptides: Chemistry, Biology, and Action

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780841219199
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Publication date: 05/05/1991
Series: ACS Symposium Series , #453
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Table of Contents

Neuropeptide Research in Historical Perspective
Biologically Active Insect Peptides: Applied and Fundamental Knowledge
Prothoracicotropic Hormone of Bombyx
Identifying Prothoracicotropic Hormone and Genes of the Gypsy Moth
Insect Myotropic Peptides: Isolation, Structural Characterization, and Biological Activities
Myotropic Neuropeptides: Physiological and Pharmacological Actions
Metabolic Neuropeptides
Insect Diuretic Peptides: Chemical Identification
Eclosion Hormones: From Genes to Behavior
Regulation of Pheromone Production in Moths: Pheromone Biosynthesis-Activating Neuropeptide
Insect Neuropeptides: Influence on Color Change in Insects and Chromatohoral Pigment Movements in Crustaceans
Egg Development Neurosecretory Hormone Activity in the Mosquito Aedes aegypti
Mosquito Oostatic Hormone: Trypsin-Modulating Oostatic Factor
Housefly oostatic Hormone: Isolation and Characterization
Allatal Stimulation and Inhibition in Locusts
Allatostatins: Neuropeptide Inhibitors of Juvenile Hormone Synthesis in Brain and Corpora Allata of the Cockroach Diploptera punctata
Two Types of Allatostatic Peptides from Brains of the Cockroach Diploptera punctata
Structure-Activity Relationships for Several Myotropic Insect Neuropeptide Families: From the Cockroach Leucophaea maderae
Pheromone Biosynthesis-Activating Neuropeptide Hormone of Heliothis zea: Isolation and Characterization
Adipokinetic Hormone Neuropeptide Family: Applying Recombinant DNA Techniques
Drosophila FMRFamide Neuropeptide Gene: Molecular Genetics
Baculovirus-Directed Foreign Gene Expression

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