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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin .
Written in English


  • Plant hormones.

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Statementedited by J. MacMillan ; contributors J.R. Bearder ... [et al.].
SeriesEncyclopedia of plant physiology -- Vol.9
ContributionsMacMillan, Jake., Bearder, John Richard.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii,681p. ;
Number of Pages681
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21841811M
ISBN 103540101616

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Hormonal Regulation regulation of the vital activities in animals and man through the entrance of hormones into the blood; one of the systems of functional self-regulation, closely connected with the nervous and humoral systems of regulation and coordination of functions. Hormones, secreted into the blood by endocrine glands, are carried throughout the. : Hormonal Regulation of Development II: The Functions of Hormones from the Level of the Cell to the Whole Plant (Encyclopedia of Plant Physiology. Hormonal Regulation of Development III Role of Environmental Factors. Editors: Pharis, Richard P., Reid, David (Eds.) Free Preview. Buy this book eBook ,99 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free.   Regulation of the reproductive system is a process that requires the action of hormones from the pituitary gland, the adrenal cortex, and the gonads. During puberty, in both males and females, the hypothalamus produces gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), which stimulates the production and release of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and.

Hormonal regulation of development. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: N P Kefford. Find more information about: ISBN: This is the first of the set of three volumes in the Encyclopedia of Plant Physiology, New Series, that will cover the area of the hormonal regulation of plant growth and development. The overall plan for the set assumes that this area of plant physiology is sufficiently mature for a review of. The regulation of gastric acid secretion has been a central subject throughout the last century. Leaps were made in the s, with isolation and characterization of new hormones, due to improvement in separation of peptides, and not least, due to the development of immunoassays allowing determination of concentrations in the low picomolar range. Hormonal regulation of bile secretion, primarily by CCK and secretin, occurs by action on the ductules and ducts of the gallbladder. Table presents the major components of human bile. These constituents are secreted into the intestinal lumen in response to dietary fat and they act as detergents to disrupt and disperse the oil droplets.

The inclusion of environmental cues into normal development occurs during the settling of marine larvae. These cues may not be constant, but they need to be part of the environment if further development is to occur (Pechenik et al. ). A free-swimming marine larva often needs to settle near a source of food or on a firm substrate on which it can by: 1. Key Terms. estrogen: A hormone responsible for the appearance of secondary sex characteristics of human females at puberty and the maturation and maintenance of the reproductive organs in their functional state.; cumulus: A cluster of cells that surround the oocyte both in the ovarian follicle and after cells coordinate follicular development and oocyte maturation. Hormones act by binding to receptors, which are usually protein ors have two functions: first, they bind the hormone, and secondly, they transduce (change the type of) the signal to affect the metabolism of the recipient cell. The ability of a cell to respond to a hormone depends on two properties of the receptor molecule: how many of them are on a particular cell, and how well. Metamorphosis: The Hormonal Reactivation of Development In most species of animals, embryonic development leads to a larval stage with characteristics very different from those of the adult organism. Very often, larval forms are specialized for some function, such as growth or by: 2.