Insect Taste

Insect Taste

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This SEB book will have chapters covering different approaches to taste research including genes and receptors, taste coding in the periphery and its modulation, taste coding in the central nervous system and behavior...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780203866757
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Series: Society for Experimental Biology Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Gustation in Drosophila Melanogaster

Chapter 2: Drosophila Gr5a: Expression Pattern, Ligand Profile and Transduction Pathway

Chapter 3: Neurophysiology of Gustatory Receptor Neurons in Drosophila

Chapter 4: Chemosensory Regulation of Feeding in the Blowfly: Several Studies after the Hungry Fly

Chapter 5: Tasting in Plant-Feeding Insects: From Single Compounds to Complex Natural Stimuli

Chapter 6: Tasting Toxicants as Bitter: Phytoecdysteroids

Chapter 7: Peripheral Modulation of Taste Responses

Chapter 8: The "Sweet Tooth" of the Honeybee: The Perception of Nectar and its Influence on Honeybee Behaviour

Chapter 9: Effects of Experience on the Physiology of Taste Discrimination in Insects

Chapter 10: Evolutionary Biology of Learning in Insect: The Search for Food

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