Insect molecular biology and ecology /
editor, Klaus H. Hoffmann (Animal Ecology I, Bayreuth Center of Ecology and Environmental Research (BayCEER), University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany).
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015], c2015.
x, 418 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
1482231883 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781482231885 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015], c2015.
1482231883 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781482231885 (hardcover : alk. paper)
contents note
1. Mechanisms of polyphenism in insects / Stephen M. Rogers -- 2. Toxins, defensive compounds and drugs from insects / Konrad Dettner -- 3. Insect bioluminescence in the post-molecular biology era / Yuichi Oba -- 4. A glance on the role of miRNAs in insect life / Sassan Asgari and Mazhar Hussain -- 5. Advances in insect physiology and endocrinology through genomics and peptidomics / Ian Orchard and Angela B. Lange -- 6. Neuropeptide signaling and RNA interference / Klaus H. Hoffmann, Sandy Weidlich and Franziska Wende -- 7. Insect photoperiodism / Shin G. Goto and Hideharu Numata -- 8. Insects in winter : metabolism and regulation on cold hardiness / Kenneth B. Storey and Janet M. Storey -- 9. Evolutionary ecology of insect immunity / Gerrit Joop and Andreas Vilcinskas -- 10. The coleopteran gut and targets for pest control / Brenda Oppert, Asieh Rasoolizadeh and Dominique Michaud -- 11. Trypsin modulating Oostatic Factor (TMOF) and insect biotechnology / Dov Borovsky -- 12. RNAi based functional analysis of biosynthetic enzymes and transport proteins involved in the chemical defense of juvenile leaf beetles / Antje Burse and Wilhelm Boland -- 13. Silks from insects : from natural diversity to applications / M. Neuenfeldt and T. Scheibel.
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