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Title Metamorphosis : postembryonic reprogramming of gene expression in amphibian and insect cells / edited by Lawrence I. Gilbert, Jamshed R. Tata, Burr G. Atkinson
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 687 pages) : illustrations
Series Cell biology
Cell biology.
Contents Evolution of insect metamorphosis / Frantiések Sehnal, Petr éSvâacha, and Jan Zrzavây -- Endocrine cascade in insect metamorphosis / Lawrence I. Gilbert, Robert Rybczynski, and Stephen S. Tobe -- Ecdysone-regulated chromosome puffing in Drosophila melanogaster / Steven Russell and Michael Ashburner -- Chromosome puffing / Markus Lezzi -- Molecular aspects of ecdysteroid hormone action / Peter Cherbas and Lucy Cherbas -- Molecular aspects of juvenile hormone action in insect metamorphosis / Lynn M. Riddiford -- Metamorphosis of the cuticle, its proteins, and their genes / Judith H. Willis -- Metamorphosis of the insect nervous system / James W. Truman -- Gene regulation in imaginal disc and salivary gland development during Drosophila metamorphosis / Cynthia Bayer, Laurence von Kalm, and James W. Fristrom -- Genes involved in postembryonic cell proliferation in Drosophila / Elizabeth L. Wilder and Norbert Perrimon -- Endocrinology of amphibian metamorphosis / Jane C. Kaltenbach -- Neuroendocrine control of amphibian metamorphosis / Robert J. Denver -- Hormonal interplay and thyroid hormone receptor expression during amphibian metamorphosis / Jamshed R. Tata -- Thyroid hormone-regulated early and late genes during amphibian metamorphosis / Yun-Bo Shi -- Reprogramming of genes expressed in amphibian liver during metamorphosis / Burr G. Atkinson, Caren Helbing, and Yuqing Chen -- Switching of globin genes during anuran metamorphosis / Rudolph Weber -- Hormone-induced changes in keratin gene expression during amphibian skin metamorphosis / Leo Miller -- Metamorphosis / Louise A. Rollins-Smith and Nicholas Cohen -- Cell death and histolysis in amphibian tail during metamorphosis / Katsutoshi Yoshizato
Insects: Evolution of Insect Metamorphosis. Endocrine Cascade in Insect Metamorphosis. Ecdysone-Regulated Chromosome Puffing in Drosophila Melanogaster. Chromosme Puffing: Supramolecular Aspects of Ecdysteroid Hormone Action. Molecular Aspects of Juvenile Hormone Action in Insect Metamorphosis. Metamorphosis of the Cuticle, Its Proteins and Their Genes. Metamorphosis of the Insect Nervous System. Gene Regulation in Imaginal Disc and Salivary Gland Development During Drosophila Metamorphosis. Genes Involved in Postembryonic Cell Proliferation in Drosphila. Amphibians: Endocrinology of Amphibian Metamorphosis. Neuroendocrine Control of Amphibian Metamorphosis. Neuroendocrine Control of Amphibian Metamorphosis. Hormonal Interplay and Thyroid Hormone Receptor Expression During Amphibian Metamorphosis. Thyroid Hormone-Regulated Early and Late Genes During Amphibians Metamorphosis. Reprogramming of Genes Expressed in Amphibian Liver During Metamorphosis. Switching of Globin Genes During Anuran Metamorphosis. Hormone-Induced Changes in Keratin Gene Expression During Amphibian Skin Metamorphosis. Metamorphosis: An Immunologically Unique Period in the Life of the Frog. Cell Death and Histolysis in Amphibian Tail During Metamorphosis
Summary Metamorphosis addresses various facets of postembryonic development, particularly signal transduction, morphogenesis, cell-cell interactions, and programmed cell death. A key feature of the book is its exploration of the molecular mechanisms underlying these processes. Key Features * Hormonal regulation of development * The mechanisms of hormone action * The steroid/thyroid hormone receptor family * Morphogenesis and programmed cell death
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online version of the print title
Mode of access: World Wide Web
System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser, and Adobe Acrobat
Subject Amphibians -- Metamorphosis -- Genetic aspects.
Amphibians -- Metamorphosis -- Molecular aspects.
Amphibians -- Molecular genetics.
Insects -- Metamorphosis -- Genetic aspects.
Insects -- Metamorphosis -- Molecular aspects.
Insects -- Molecular genetics.
Form Electronic book
Author Atkinson, Burr G.
Gilbert, Lawrence I. (Lawrence Irwin), 1929-2017.
Tata, Jamshed R. (Jamshed Rustom)
ISBN 0080536352 (electronic bk.)
9780080536354 (electronic bk.)