|Statement||edited by J.E.Treherne. --|
|Series||North-Holland research monographs : frontiers of biology ; v.35, North-Holland research monographs, Frontiers of biology -- no. 35.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||450|
texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Insect neurobiology. Publication date Topics Nervous system -- Insects, Insecta, Neurophysiology, Insectes -- Système nerveux, Neurobiologie, Insekten, Insectes -- Systeme nerveux. By concentrating largely on one insect, the locust, this book unravels the mechanisms by which a brain integrates the vast array of sensory information to generate appropriate movements and behaviour. It first describes the basic structure of an insect brain and how this complex structure is formed during embryonic development. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Insect neurobiology. Amsterdam, North-Holland Pub. Co.; New York, American Elsevier Pub. Co., (OCoLC) By concentrating largely on one insect, the locust, it unravels the mechanisms by which a brain integrates the vast array of sensory information to generate appropriate movements and behaviour. The book first describes the basic structure of an insect brain and how this complex structure is formed during embryonic development.
About this book. The acridoid grasshoppers in general and the various species of swarm-forming locusts in particular have been among the most favoured subjects of insect physi ology, behaviour and ecology for many years. Several factors contribute to this popularity: their abundance in nature and their ease of culture in the laboratory, their relatively large size, and most of all, perhaps, their agricultural Brand: Birkhäuser Basel. Techniques described include molecular, genetic, electrophysiological, imaging, behavioral and developmental methods. Written by leading experts from the community, "Drosophila Neurobiology: A Laboratory Manual" is an essential guide for researchers at all levels, from the beginning graduate student through the established primary investigator. The book examines the structure, anatomy, electrophysiology, and molecular biology of pheromones. It discusses how chemical signals work on different mammalian and non-mammalian species and includes chapters on insects, Drosophila, honey bees, amphibians, mice, tigers, and cattle. It also explores the controversial topic of human pheromones. Preview. Studies of insect nervous systems have made an immense contribution to our understanding of how a brain works and the way that the connections between constituent neurons are formed during development. This book brings these together. By concentrating largely on one insect, the locust, it unravels the mechanisms by which a brain integrates the vast array of sensory information to .
Insect neurochemistry and neurobiology are active and growing areas of neuroscience research. Scientists believe that insect neuropeptides will lead to novel approaches to insect control. This new volume assesses the state of research in insect neuropeptides /5. The Neurobiology of an Insect Brain | Malcolm Burrows | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Insects Explore! 1. How many legs do insects have? 2. What are the three main parts of an insect? 3. What part are the legs attached to? 4. Why do insects need to hide? 5. How do insects help us? Become an insect hunter! Try to find five insects. Don’t touch them! Count their legs. If there are more than six, keep looking! How do the insects File Size: 1MB. Insect brains, on the other hand, can be staggeringly small, but have had a several-hundred-million-year evolutionary head start with flight. Many insects perform breathtaking aerobatic maneuvers faster than the human eye can even perceive. This combination of small brains and sophisticated behavior makes insects an alluring target for Author: Jamie Theobald.