Hormones And Reproduction Of Vertebrates, 1st Edition

  • David Norris
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  • ISBN-10: 0080958095
  • ISBN-13: 9780080958095
  • DDC: 596.0142
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1542 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

This series of volumes represents a comprehensive and integrated treatment of reproduction in vertebrates from fishes of all sorts through mammals. It is designed to provide a readable, coordinated description of reproductive basics in each group of vertebrates as well as an introduction to the latest trends in reproductive research and our understanding of reproductive events. Whereas each chapter and each volume is intended to stand alone as a review of that topic or vertebrate group, respectively, the volumes are prepared so as to provide a thorough topical treatment across the vertebrates.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Preface.
Contributors.
1: Sex Determination in Fishes.
2: Conserved and Divergent Features of Reproductive Neuroendocrinology in Teleost Fishes.
3: Testicular Function and Hormonal Regulation in Fishes.
4: Regulation of Ovarian Development and Function in Teleosts.
5: Thyroid Hormones and Reproduction in Fishes.
6: Stress and Reproduction.
7: Hormones and Sexual Behavior of Teleost Fishes.
8: Neuroendocrine Regulation in Sex-Changing Fishes.
9: Hormonally Derived Sex Pheromones in Fishes.
10: Reproduction in Agnathan Fishes: Lampreys and Hagfishes.
11: Hormones and Reproduction in Chondrichthyan Fishes.
12: Hormones and Reproduction of Sarcopterygian Fishes.
13: Endocrine-Active Chemicals (EACs) in Fishes.
Species Index.
Subject Index.
Color Plates.