Insect Neurochemistry And Neurophysiology - 1989 by A. B. BorkovecInsect Neurochemistry And Neurophysiology - 1989 by A. B. Borkovec

Insect Neurochemistry And Neurophysiology - 1989

byA. B. Borkovec, Edward P. Masler

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This volume contains the proceedings of the Third International Conference on Insect Neurochemistry and Neurophysiology (ICINN'89), which was held at the University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland, on July 10-12, 1989. The ICINN meetings were ini­ tiated in 1983 at a time when insect neurobiology was emerging as a vigorous sector of entomology, requiring a degree of attention and autonomy long before granted to its sister field, vertebrate neurobiol­ ogy. The distinctly medical aspects of the latter were replaced by potentiali ties for developing new approaches to insect control, and the difference was reflected in the kind of sponsorship that has made the ICINNs possible. It is to the credit of the sponsors of the present con­ ference, i. e. , Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agri­ culture,American Cyanamid, BASF, Dow Chemical USA, E. I. DuPont de Nemours, Monsanto, Nippon Soda, Rohm and Haas, and Sandoz Crop Protection, that they recognized the need for providing a forum for specialized scientific presentations as well as a medium by which ideas and information could be exchanged directly and cooperation could be planned. As in the previous conferences in 1983 and 1986, the ICINN'89 program contained state-of-the-art plenary lectures or reviews by invited speakers as well as shorter research communications pre­ sented orally or as posters. The latter two are included here in three sections: neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, and neurophysiology.
Title:Insect Neurochemistry And Neurophysiology - 1989Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 22.9 × 15.2 × 0.17 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Reviews.- Neuropeptides: Unity and Diversity, A Molecular Approach.- Isolation Techniques for Insect Neuropeptides.- Insect Neurodevelopment: Gene Cascades in Drosophila.- Modulation and Repair of the Insect Blood-Brain Barrier.- Drug Design.- Insect Neuroendocrinology: Its Past; Its Present; Future Opportunities.- Summaries of Recent Research.- Neurochemistry.- Overview: Progress in Insect Neurochemistry.- Bombyx Eclosion Hormone.- Expression of the Eclosion Hormone Gene in the Brain of Manduca sexta.- Sequencing and Biological Activities of Neuroparsins Isolated from Corpora Cardiaca of Locusta migratoria.- Isolation and Structure of Three Neuropeptides from the Corpora Cardiaca of the American Cockroach.- Isolation, Purification, and Characterization of a Diuretic Peptide(AP/I) from the House Cricket, Acheta domesticus.- Members of the AKH/RPCH-Peptide Family in Coleoptera.- Structures in the AKH Family of Neuropeptides.- Quaternary Structure and Hydrophobic Interactions of Drosophila Acetylcholinesterase in Wild Type Flies and in Several Mutants of the Ace Locus.- Insect Hypertrehalosemic Hormone: Structure-Activity Studies in Periplaneta americana.- Insect Hypertrehalosemic Hormone: Structure-Activity Studies in Blaberus discoidalis.- The Role of Mosquito Oostatic Hormone in the Regulation of Midgut Serine Proteases.- Recent Developments in the Use of HPLC for the Purification of House Fly Oostatic Hormone.- Characterization of Testis Ecdysiotropin(TE) from Brains of Lepidoptera.- Binding of Synthetic Dipteran Neuropeptide Preparations to Head and Abdominal Proteins of 3-Day-Old Face Flies.- Neuropeptide Metabolism: Properties of an Endopeptidase from Heads of Drosophila melanogaster.- Degradation of Dipteran Neuropeptides by Musca autumnalis.- Metabolism of Inositolphosphates in the Cerebral Ganglia of the American Cockroach, Periplaneta americana L..- Tyramine-ß-Hydroxylase Activity in the Synganglion of the Cattle Tick Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae).- An Ecologically Acceptable Strategy for the Use of Genetically Engineered Baculovirus Pesticides.- Neurophysiology.- Overview: Progress in Insect Neurophysiology.- Gene Expression During Pupal-Adult Neurogenesis in Manduca sexta.- Receptivity Terminating Factor in Heliothis zea and Its Interaction with PBAN.- Regulation of Sex Pheromone Biosynthesis in Chrysodeixis chalcites and Heliothis peltigera by PBAN.- Stimulation of de novo Pheromone Biosynthesis by In Vitro Pheromone Glands of Heliothis spp.- Regulation of Sex Pheromone Titer in Mated Gypsy Moth Females.- Changes in Number and Size of Corpus Allatum Cells of Blattella germanica During Oocyte Maturation.- Patterns of Corpora Allata Activity in Ovariectomized Blattella germanica.- Protein Kinase C and Calcium Are Involved in the Action of Juvenile Hormone on Follicle Cells of Rhodnius prolixus.- Voltage-Dependent Sodium and Calcium Channels of the Corpora Allata of the Cockroach Diploptera punctata.- Juvenile Hormone Production by Wild Type and Apterous4 Mutant Drosophila melanogaster Corpora Allata In Vitro.- Developmental Profile of Prothoracicotropic Hormone (PTTH) Activity in the Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar.- Endocrinology of Embyrogenesis and Late Embryonic Diapause in the Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar.- Prothoracicotropic Hormone(PTTH) Regulation of the Larval-Pupal Molt in the Gypsy Moth Lymantria dispar: Observations on the Development of a Larval In Vivo Bioassay.- Developmental Profiles for the Regulation of Ecdysteroid Production by the Prothoracic Glands of Female Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar, Pupae.- Developmental Changes in Lymantria dispar (L.) Prothoracicotropic Hormone Activity from Embryo to Adult.- Prothoracicotropic Hormone and Ecdysteroid Ketoreductase from Pre-Hatch Eggs of the Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar.- Ecdysiotropins and Ketoreductase in the Brain of the European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, Promote the Production of Ecdysone and 3-Dehydroecdysone by Prothoracic Glands of the Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar.- Molt Inhibition by Azadirachtin; Effects on Prothoracicotropic Hormone, Prothoracic Glands, and Ecdysteroid Titers in Manduca sexta Pupae.- Metabolic Changes in the Nerve Tissue of the Silkworm, Bombyx mori, Following Repeated Topical Application of Endosulfan.- Precocene II Suppresses the Biosynthesis of Juvenile Hormone, Ecdysteroids, and Vitellogenin in the Black Blowfly, Phormia regina Meigen.- Regulation of Vitellogenesis in Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar (L.) Fifth-Instar Larvae.- 6-Hydroxydopamine Retardation of Ovarian Development in the Housefly, Musca domestica L..- The Hypolipaemic Hormone of the Locust.- Demonstration of a Human Atrial Natriuretic Peptide-Like Material in the Stable Fly, Stomoxys calcitrans.- Diuresis in Adult Heliothis zea: Neural and Humoral Regulation.- Characterization of FMRF-amide-Like Peptides in the Locust Shistocerca gregaria.- FMRF-amide in the Corn Earworm (H. zea): Immunoreactivity in the Midgut and Cerebral Nervous System.- Uptake and Binding of Ponasterone A in the Brain of Fifth Stadium Manduca sexta Larvae.- The Role of Ecdysone on the Chitinase Enzyme in the Development of Spodoptera litura.- Prospective Chemical Regulators of Female Reproductive Muscle Function in the Stable Fly Stomoxys calcitrans.- Serotonergic Modulation of the Locust Mandibular Closer Muscle.- Octopaminergic Modulation of Sense Organs Involved in Locust Flight.- Neuroanatomy.- Overview: Progress in Insect Neuroanatomy and Neurogenesis.- Ultrastructure of a Sensory Receptor in the Abdominal Body Wall of Rhodnius prolixus.- The Association of Proctolin with the Female Reproductive Tissue of Rhodnius prolixus.- Serotonin-Like Immunoreactive Dorsal Unpaired Median Neurons in Rhodnius prolixus.- Immunocytochemical Localization of Leucomyo-suppressin (LEM-MS) in the CNS of the Cockroach, Leucophaea maderae and the Stable Fly, Stomoxys calcitrans.- A Vasopressin-Like Neurohemal System in Lymantria dispar and Manduca sexta.- Histocytochemical Identification of Neurosecretory Cells in the Brain of Short Horned Grasshopper.- List of Participants.- Author Index.