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Cohen, Ephraim

Extracellular Composite Matrices in Arthropods

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Table of contents

Part I. Skeletal Matrices

1. Genes of Cuticular Proteins and Their Regulation
Hideki Kawasaki

2. Chitin Metabolic Pathways in Insects and Their Regulation
Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan, Hans Merzendorfer, Yasuyuki Arakane, Qing Yang

3. Molecular Model of Skeletal Organization and Differentiation
Bernard Moussian

4. Resilin – The Pliant Protein
Jan Michels, Esther Appel, Stanislav N. Gorb

5. The Mineralized Exoskeletons of Crustaceans
Shmuel Bentov, Shai Abehsera, Amir Sagi

6. Tyrosine Metabolism for Insect Cuticle Pigmentation and Sclerotization
Yasuyuki Arakane, Mi Young Noh, Tsunaki Asano, Karl J. Kramer

7. Insect Hydrocarbons: Biochemistry and Chemical Ecology
Matthew D. Ginzel, Gary J. Blomquist

Part II. Peritrophic Membranes and Eggshell Matrices

8. Peritrophic Matrices
Hans Merzendorfer, Marco Kelkenberg, Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan

9. Composite Eggshell Matrices: Chorionic Layers and Sub-chorionic Cuticular Envelopes
Gustavo L. Rezende, Helena Carolina Martins Vargas, Bernard Moussian, Ephraim Cohen

Part III. Skeletal Components as Targets for Interference

10. Targeting Cuticular Components for Pest Management
Daniel Doucet, Arthur Retnakaran

Part IV. Glandular Secretions

11. Nature and Functions of Glands and Ducts in the Drosophila Reproductive Tract
Frank W. Avila, Javier A. Sánchez-López, Jennifer L. McGlaughon, Sukirtha Raman, Mariana F. Wolfner, Yael Heifetz

12. Molecular and Structural Properties of Spider Silk
Taylor Crawford, Caroline Williams, Ryan Hekman, Simmone Dyrness, Alisa Arata, Craig Vierra

13. Spider Silk: Factors Affecting Mechanical Properties and Biomimetic Applications
Shichang Zhang, I-Min Tso

14. Insect Silks and Cocoons: Structural and Molecular Aspects
Kenji Yukuhiro, Hideki Sezutsu, Takuya Tsubota, Yoko Takasu, Tsunenori Kameda, Naoyuki Yonemura

15. The Complex Secretions of the Salivary Glands of Drosophila melanogaster, A Model System
Robert Farkaš

16. Salivary Gland Secretions of Phytophagous Arthropods
Maria P. Celorio-Mancera, John M. Labavitch

17. Glandular Matrices and Secretions: Blood-Feeding Arthropods
Ben Mans

18. Erratum: Insect Silks and Cocoons: Structural and Molecular Aspects
Kenji Yukuhiro, Hideki Sezutsu, Takuya Tsubota, Yoko Takasu, Tsunenori Kameda, Naoyuki Yonemura

Keywords: Life Sciences, Entomology, Molecular Ecology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Animal Anatomy / Morphology / Histology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319407401
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-40738-8

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