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Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 51: Progress in Mosquito Research

Series: Advances in Insect Physiology Volume: 51

By: Alexander S Raikhel(Editor)

Academic Press

Hardback | Aug 2016 | #239068 | ISBN-13: 9780128024577
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Advances in Insect Physiology provides readers with the latest interdisciplinary reviews on the topic. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect chemists, with Volume 51 focusing on recent progress in mosquito research.


Contents

Contributors
Preface

Chapter One: Progress in Gene Editing Transgenesis Genome Manipulation in Mosquitoes
Chapter Two: Sex Determination in Mosquitoes
Chapter Three: Sexual Selection and the Evolution of Mating Systems in Mosquitoes
Chapter Four: The Role of Juvenile Hormone in Mosquito Development and Reproduction
Chapter Five: Regulation of Reproductive Processes in Female Mosquitoes
Chapter Six: Mosquito Peptide Hormones: Diversity, Production, and Function
Chapter Seven: Functions of Small RNAs in Mosquitoes
Chapter Eight: The Complement System of Malaria Vector Mosquitoes
Chapter Nine: Influences of the Mosquito Microbiota on Vector Competence
Chapter Ten: Mosquito Sensory Systems
Chapter Eleven: Molecular Physiology of Mosquito Diapause
Chapter Twelve: Nitrogen Metabolism in Mosquitoes: New Insights into the Nitrogen Metabolism in Blood-Fed Mosquitoes
Chapter Thirteen: Renal Excretory Processes in Mosquitoes

Index


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Biography

Alexander S. Raikhel is a distinguished professor at the University of California Riverside. He is a graduate of St. Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) State University and the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, where he worked on ticks in the laboratory of the renowned acarologist professor Yu. S. Balashov. After moving to the United States, Raikhel began studies on mosquito reproduction.

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