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Biochemical Sites of Insecticide Action and Resistance

Edited By: I Ishaaya

343 pages, 46 figs, 26 tabs


Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116278 | ISBN: 3540676252
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Overview on the research progress over the past years in insecticide biochemistry.


Biochemical Processes Related to Insecticide Action.- GABA and Glutamate Receptors as Biochemical Sites for Insecticide Action.- Insecticides Affecting Voltage Gated Ion Channels.- Acetylcholine Receptors as Sites for Developing Neo- nicotinoid Insecticides.- Ecdysteroid and Juvenile Hormone Receptors.- Imaginal Discs and Tissue Cultures as Targets for Insecticide Action.- Insect Neuropeptide Antagonists.- Ion Balance in the Lepidopteran Midgut and Insecticidal Action of B. thuringiensis.- Evolution of Amplified Esterase Genes as a Mode of Insecticide Resistance in Aphids.- Insensitive Acetylinesterase as Sites to Organophosphates and Carbamates in Insects.- Glutathion S-Transferases and Insect Resistance to Insecticides.- Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenases and Insect Resistance.- Mechanisms of Organophosphate in Insects.- Insect Midgut as a Site for Insecticide Detoxification and Resistance.- Impact of Insecticide Resistance Mechanisms on Management Strategies.-

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