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Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates, Volume 2: Amphibians

Series: Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates Volume: 2

Edited By: David O Norris and Kristin H Lopez

Academic Press

Hardback | Nov 2010 | #186884 | ISBN-13: 9780123749314
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NHBS Price: £76.99 $98/€92 approx

About this book

Volume 2 brings together the current knowledge of the reproductive endocrinology of amphibians.


Contents

1. Sex Determination and Sexual Differentiation in Amphibians
St phane Flament, Dominique Chardard, Amand Chesnel, and H l ne Dumond

2. Neuroendocrine Control of Reproduction in Amphibians
Pei-San Tsai

3. Testicular Structure and Control of Sperm Development in Amphibians
Catherine R. Propper

4. Hormones and Female Reproductive System of Amphbians
Mari Carmen Uribe

5. Hormones, Sex Accessory Structures and Secondary Sexual Characters in Amphibians
David M. Sever and Nancy L. Staub

6. Stress and Reproduction in Amphibians
James A. Carr

7. Maternal Adaptations to Reproductive Modes in Amphibians
Hartmut Greven

8. Hormones and Reproductive Behavior in Amphibians
Sarah K. Woodley

9. HORMONES AND REPRODUCTIVE CYCLES IN ANURAN AMPHIBIANS
Rakesh K. Rastogi, Claudia Pinelli, Gianluca Polese, Biagio D'Aniello, and Gabriella Chieffi-Baccari

10. Hormones and Reproductive Patterns in Urodele and Gymnophionid Amphibians.
David O. Norris

11. Endocrine Disruption of Amphibian Reproduction
David O. Norris and Elena M. Lopez

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Biography

Dr. Norris has done research in environmental endocrinology and neuroendocrinology for more than 40 years, investigating the role of natural (e.g., photoperiod, temperature) and anthropogenic environmental factors (metals, pesticides, estrogens, industrial pollutants) on thyroid, adrenal, and reproductive endocrinology in regards to development, sexual maturation, seasonal reproduction, and aging. Most of his research has involved fishes and amphibians.

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