Insect hydrocarbons : biology, biochemistry, and chemical ecology [E-Book] / [edited by] Gary J. Blomquist, Anne-Geneviève Bagnères.
Blomquist, Gary J., (editor)
Bagnères, Anne-Geneviève, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
1 online resource (xi, 492 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Chemistry, biochemistry, and physiology. Introduction: history and overview of insect hydrocarbons / Gary J. Blomquist and Anne-Geneviève Bagnères ; Structure and analysis of insect hydrocarbons / Gary J. Blomquist ; Biosynthesis of cuticular hydrocarbons / Gary J. Blomquist ; Molecular biology and genetics of hydrocarbon production / Claude Wicker-Thomas and Thomas Chertemps ; Site of synthesis, mechanism of transport and selective deposition of hydrocarbons / Anne-Geneviève Bagnères and Gary J. Blomquist ; Cuticular lipids and water balance / Allen G. Gibbs and Subhash Rajpurohit ; Chemical taxonomy with hydrocarbons / Anne-Geneviève Bagnères and Claude Wicker-Thomas ; Chemical synthesis of insect cuticular hydrocarbons / Jocelyn G. Millar ; Oxygenated derivatives of hydrocarbons / James S. Buckner
  • Chemical communication. Perception and olfaction of cuticular compounds / Mamiko Ozaki and Ayako Wada-Katsumata ; Nestmate recognition in social insects and the role of hydrocarbons / Jelle S. van Zweden and Patrizia d'Ettorre ; Cuticular hydrocarbon cues in the formation and maintenance of insect social groups / Michael Greene ; Hydrocarbon profiles indicate fertility and dominance status in ant, bee, and wasp colonies / Jürgen Liebig ; Chemical deception/mimicry using cuticular hydrocarbons / Anne-Geneviève Bagnères and M. Cristina Lorenzi ; Behavioral and evolutionary roles of cuticular hydrocarbons in Diptera / Jean-François Ferveur and Matthew Cobb ; Contact recognition pheromones in spiders and scorpions / Marie Trabalon and Anne-Geneviève Bagnères ; Hydrocarbons as contact pheromones of longhorned beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) / Matthew D. Ginzel ; Polyene hydrocarbons, epoxides, and related compounds as components of lepidopteran pheromone blends / Jocelyn Millar ; Volatile hydrocarbon pheromones from beetles / Robert J. Bartelt ; Future directions in hydrocarbon research / Abraham Hefetz, Claude Wicker-Thomas and Anne-Geneviève Bagnères.