Physiological Systems in Insects

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Physiological Systems in Insects

By Klowden, Marc J; Klowden, Marc J.

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As the largest living group on earth, insects can provide us with insight into adaptation, evolution, and survival. The 2nd edition of this standard text for insect physiology courses and entomologists provides the most comprehensive analysis of the systems that make insects important contributors to our environment. Physiological Systems in Insects discusses the role of insect molecular biology, nueroendocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics in our understanding of insects. Organized according to insect physiological functions, this book is fully updated with the latest and foundational research that has influenced understanding of the patterns and processes of insects.

* Full update of a widely used text for students and researchers in entomology and zoology
* Includes recent research that uses molecular techniques to uncover physiological mechanisms
* Includes a glossary of physiological terms
* New, extended section on locomotive systems
* Provides abundant figures derived from scientific reports

Subject: Biological Sciences & Nutrition -> Biology -> Human Anatomy & Physiology

Physiological Systems in Insects
2nd edition
Publisher: Elsevier S & T 07/2010
Imprint: Academic Press
Language: English
Length: 688 pages

ISBN 10: 0123694930
ISBN 13: 9780123694935
Print ISBN: 9780123694935

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