Insect Integument and Colour: Volume 38

Insect Integument and Colour: Volume 38

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Advances in Insect Physiology publishes eclectic and thematic volumes containing important, comprehensive and in-depth reviews of all aspects of insect physiology. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and insect biochemists. First published in 1963, the serial is now edited by Steve Simpson and Jerome Casas to provide an international perspective. This thematic volume on insect integument and colour contributes to the revival of insect integrative biology.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 376 pages
  • 158 x 232 x 22mm | 821g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 38th edition
  • figures, colour plates
  • 0123813891
  • 9780123813893

Table of contents

Increasing Demands and Vanishing Expertise in Insect Integrative Biology
Jerome Casas and Stephen Simpson

Chitin Biochemistry: Synthesis, Hydrolysis and Inhibition E. Cohen
Diverse Strategies of Protein Sclerotization in Marine Invertebrates: Structure-Property Relationships in Natural Biomaterials
Daniel J. Rubin, Ali Miserez, and J. Herbert Waite

Insect Cuticular Surface Modifications: Scales and Other Structural Formations
Helen Ghiradella

Structural colours
Jean-Pol Vigneron and Priscilla Simonis

Molecular and Physiological Basis of Color Pattern Formation H. Frederik Nijhout
Insect Colors and Visual Appearance in the Eyes of their Predators Marc Thery and Doris Gomez
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