9780123813893

Insect Integument and Colour

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  • ISBN13:

    9780123813893

  • ISBN10:

    0123813891

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-08-13
  • Publisher: Academic Pr

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Summary

Advances in Insect Physiology publishes volumes containing important, comprehensive and in-depth reviews on all aspects of insect physiology. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and insect biochemists. First published in 1963, the serial is now edited by StevenSimpson and Jerome Casas to provide an international perspective. This volume is a thematic volume focusing on locust phase polyphenism.* Contributions from the leading researchers in entomology * Discusses the physiological diversity in insects * Includes in-depth reviews with valuable information for a variety of entomology disciplines

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. vii
Increasing Demands and Vanishing Expertise in Insect Integrative Biologyp. 1
Chitin Biochemistry: Synthesis, Hydrolysis and Inhibitionp. 5
Diverse Strategies of Protein Sclerotization in Marine Invertebrates: Structure-Property Relationships in Natural Biomaterialsp. 75
Insect Cuticular Surface Modifications: Scales and Other Structural Formationsp. 135
Structural Coloursp. 181
Molecular and Physiological Basis of Colour Pattern Formationp. 219
Insect Colours and Visual Appearance in the Eyes of Their Predatorsp. 267
Indexp. 355
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