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Animal hormones; a comparative survey.

Penelope Margaret Jenkin

Animal hormones; a comparative survey.

by Penelope Margaret Jenkin

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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SeriesInternational series of monographs on pure and applied biology -- v. 6
The Physical Object
Paginationv.
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Open LibraryOL13574004M
OCLC/WorldCa14614741

The new and updated edition of this accessible text provides a comprehensive overview of the comparative physiology of animals within an environmental context. Includes two brand new chapters on Nerves and Muscles and the Endocrine System. Discusses both comparative systems physiology and environmental physiology. Analyses and integrates problems and . Reviewed by Moshe Khurgel, Associate Professor, Bridgewater College on 6/19/ Comprehensiveness rating: 2 see less. As a textbook titled Anatomy and Physiology of Animals, this book scores very low in its comprehensiveness, since it presents information only on domesticated mammals.

Abstract. In considering the role of steroid hormones in the comparative aspects of reproductive failure in animals, it is important to bear in mind that the evolution of reproduction, in general, and of viviparity, in particular, has involved predominantly endocrine mechanisms. Comparative endocrinologists investigate the evolution of endocrine systems and the role of these systems in animals’ adaptation to their environments and their production of offspring. Studies of nonmammalian animalshave provided information that has furthered research in mammalian endocrinology, including that of example, the actions of a pituitary hormone.

Introduction. This issue of AGE showcases a group of papers representing comparative or otherwise somewhat unconventional or alternative approaches and animal models for investigating basic aging processes. The inspiration for this special issue arose during the June meetings of the American Aging Association in San Antonio, Texas. Hormone, organic substance secreted by plants and animals that functions in the regulation of physiological activities and in maintaining es carry out their functions by evoking responses from specific organs or tissues that are adapted to react to minute quantities of them. The classical view of hormones is that they are transmitted to their targets in the .


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Animal Hormones: A Comparative Survey, Part I—Kinetic and Metabolic Hormones provides a comprehensive coverage of the properties of kinetic and metabolic hormones of both vertebrates and invertebrates; the title particularly covers the sources, actions, and secretion of the said Edition: 1.

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Animal hormones; a comparative survey. Oxford, Pergamon Press, Book Descriptions: Animal Hormones: A Comparative Survey, Part I-Kinetic and Metabolic Hormones provides a comprehensive coverage of the properties of kinetic and metabolic hormones of both vertebrates and invertebrates; the title particularly covers the sources, actions, and secretion of the said hormones.

The text first details the general concerns with the hormones. Title. Animal hormones; a comparative survey. Related Titles. Series: International series of monographs on pure and applied biology. Division, Zoology ; v. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. 2, Views. Growth hormone that stimulates body growth. Prolactin that initiates milk production. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) that stimulates the development of the follicles of the ovaries.

These then secrete oestrogen (see chapter 6). melanocyte stimulating hormone (MSH) that causes darkening of skin by producing melanin 5. English: Title: Animal hormones; a comparative survey Identifier: animalhormonesco01jenk (find matches) Year: Authors: Jenkin, Penelope M Subjects: Hormones Publisher: Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press Contributing Library: MBLWHOI Library Digitizing Sponsor: MBLWHOI Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): ersitylibrary (external link). Testosterone – Though it is considered to be a male hormone, it is similar to the amount of estrogen that is produced in men as a small amount of testosterone is also formed in women.

Also read: Endocrine Glands and its Disorders. Stay tuned with BYJU’S to learn more about the Hormones in Animals and other related topics @ BYJU’S Biology. Unlike plant hormones, animal hormones are often (though not always) produced in specialized hormone-synthesizing glands (shown below).

The hormones are then secreted from the glands into the blood stream, where they are transported throughout the body. There are many glands and hormones in different animal species, and we will focus on just a.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The publication surveys steroids and lipid metabolism and the activities of adrenocorticosteroids in experimental animals and man.

Discussions focus on adrenocortical, estrogenic, and androgenic and anabolic steroids; relative activities of corticosteroids assessed by laboratory and clinical methodology; and comparative efficacies of.Hormones A hormone is a chemical substance secreted by an organ of the body.

When released into the bloodstream, it triggers a specific response in another organ. Reproductive hormones affect the activity of the parts of the reproductive system. Gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) is a reproductive hormone produced by the hypothalamus.The study of animal behavior is a cornerstone of psychology for several reasons.

Ethology, or the study of animals in their natural habitats, sheds light on how animals interact with each other.