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Juvenile Hormones and Juvenoids
Modeling Biological Effects and Environmental Fate
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Juvenile hormones play a key role in the control of larval development and metamorphosis of insects as well as the various aspects of the reproduction of adults. The book presents modeling approaches that can be used to study the mechanism of action of juvenile hormones (JHs) in insects and to estimate the adverse effects and the environmental fate of the manmade chemicals that mimic the actions of JHs. The text aims to provide a deeper understanding of the juvenile hormones mechanism of action, which may help to control the population of insects. Leading contributors address various topics that underscore the important role of natural compounds in the discovery and development of new human medicines.


Contents:

Juvenile Hormones and Juvenoids: A Historical Survey, J. Devillers Resistance Versus Tolerance of Insecticides: How Do Insects Develop Both Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms to Decrease Effect of Insecticides, B. Lapied Integrating Models and Data to Explore Evolution of Resistance to a Juvenile Hormone Mimic, D.W. Crowder, Y. Carriere, and B. Tabashnik Future Perspectives for Research on Biosynthesis of Juvenile Hormones and Related Sesquiterpenoids in Relation to Arthropod Endocrinology and Ecotoxicology, S. Tobe, W. Bendena, and J. Hui The Role of Juvenile Hormone Analogue Methoprene in Insect Gene Transcription, X.F. Zhao The Autodissemination of a Juvenoid for the Control of Disease Vectors: Impacts on Target Insects and the Environment, G.J. Devine, A. Della Torre, S. Stoddard, and S. Majambere Soldier-Specific Organ Developments Induced By a Juvenile Hormone Analog in a Nasute Termite, K. Toga and K. Maekawa Morph-Specific Regulation of the Juvenile Hormone Titer in a Wing-Polymorphic Cricket: Proximate Mechanisms and Adaptive Significance, A.J. Zera Individual-Based Simulation of Toxicity of Pyriproxyfen to Honey Bees, J. Devillers, H. Devillers, A. Decourtye, and P. Aupinel A Multicriteria-Based Methodology for Insecticide Prioritization in Control Vector Management, O. Yamada and J. Devillers In Silico Stereo-Electronic Profile and Pharmacophore Similarity Analysis of Juvenile Hormone: Juvenile Hormone Mimics and Insect Repellents May Aid Discovery of Better Arthropod Repellents, A.K. Bhattacharjee Elucidating the Mechanism of Action of Pyriproxyfen in Honeybee by Homology Modeling, N. Marchand-Geneste and J. Devillers In Silico Study of Interaction of Juvenile Hormone Analogues with Its Binding Proteins: A Step towards The Progress of New Class of Environment Friendly Potential Pesticides, P. Awasthi and P. Sharma Molecular Determinants of Juvenile Hormone Action as Revealed by 3D QSAR Analysis in Drosophila, R. Farkas and D. Liszekova Receptor-Guided Structure-Activity Modeling of Inhibitors of Juvenile Hormone Epoxide Hydrolases, J. Caballero Linear and Nonlinear QSAR Modeling of Juvenile Hormone Esterase Inhibitors, J. Devillers, J.P. Doucet, and A. Doucet-Panaye


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ISBN-13: 9781466513228
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (CRC Press Inc)
Publication date: June, 2013
Pages: 407

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