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Title Advances in zoology research. Volume 5 / Owen P. Jenkins, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Publishers, [2013]
©2013

Series Advances in zoology research, 2162-0962
Advances in zoology research.
Subject Zoology.
Zoology -- Research.
Alt Name Jenkins, Owen P.
Series Advances in zoology research, 2162-0962
Advances in zoology research.
Subject Zoology.
Zoology -- Research.
Alt Name Jenkins, Owen P.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 237 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ADVANCES IN ZOOLOGY RESEARCH VOLUME 5; ADVANCES IN ZOOLOGY RESEARCH VOLUME 5 ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; CLOACAE, CLOACAL GLANDS AND FEMALE SPERM STORAGE IN GIANT SALAMANDERS ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; CLOACAE AND CLOACAL GLANDS OF THE SIRENIDAE; Females; Males ; CLOACAE AND CLOACAL GLANDS OF THE CRYPTOBRANCHIDAE ; Female Cloacal Anatomy ; Male Cloacal Anatomy ; CLOACAE AND CLOACAL GLANDS OF THE PROTEIDAE ; Female Cloacal Anatomy ; Male Cloacal Anatomy ; CLOACAE AND CLOACAL GLANDS OF THE AMPHIUMIDAE ; Female Cloacal Anatomy ; Male Cloacal Anatomy.
CLOACAE AND CLOACAL GLANDS OF THE DICAMPTODONTIDAE Female Cloacal Anatomy ; Male Cloacal Anatomy ; SPERM STORAGE IN FEMALE NECTURUS BEYERI ; SPERM STORAGE IN FEMALE AMPHIUMA TRIDACTYLUM ; CONCLUSION ; Male Cloacal Glands ; Female Cloacal Anatomy ; Ultrastructure of Female Sperm Storage ; REFERENCES ; ANXIETY, AGGRESSION AND SOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN ZEBRAFISH ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION TO ZEBRAFISH ECOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR ; ZEBRAFISH ECOLOGY ; THEORIES OF GROUP BEHAVIOR -- COSTS AND BENEFITS ; SHOAL MATE CHOICE ; THE ROLE OF ANXIETY AND AGGRESSION IN FISH SOCIAL BEHAVIOR ; Anxiety and Boldness.
Aggression SUMMARY ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; REFERENCES ; THE SHIFTING AND THE TRANSITION MODE OF VERTEBRATE GENOME EVOLUTION IN THE LIGHTOF THE METABOLIC RATE HYPOTHESIS: A REVIEW; ABSTRACT ; ABBREVIATIONS ; THE BASE COMPOSITIONAL VARIABILITY AMONG ORGANISMS ; CURRENT HYPOTHESES ON GENOME COMPOSITIONAL CHANGE ; Mutational Bias Hypothesis; BIASED GENE CONVERSION ; THERMODYNAMIC STABILITY HYPOTHESIS; METABOLIC RATE HYPOTHESIS ; a) DNA Bendability ; b) Nucleosome Formation Potential (NFP) Coding strand; EVOLUTION MODES IN VERTEBRATE GENOMES ; TRANSITIONAL MODE ; SHIFTING MODE.
THE TRANSITIONAL MODE OF EVOLUTION IN MAMMALIAN GENOMES MAMMALIAN VERSUS AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE GENOMES ; THE BUTTERFLY PLOT ; THE SHIFTING MODE OF EVOLUTION IN TELEOSTEAN GENOMES ; TEMPERATURE AND GC CONTENT ; METABOLIC RATE, TEMPERATURE AND BODY MASS ; METABOLIC RATE, GC CONTENT AND HABITAT ; HOW UNIVERSAL ARE THE FORCES IN SHAPING THE BASE COMPOSITION OF GENOMES? ; APPENDIX 1. THE DE FINETTI DIAGRAM ; REFERENCES ; FISH LECTINS: A BRIEF REVIEW ; ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. FISH LECTINS AND FUNCTION; 3. CLASSIFICATION AND DIVERSITY OF FISH LECTINS.
PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF FISH LECTINS PERSPECTIVES ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES ; NUTRITIONAL CONSEQUENCES OF EXTREME SEXUAL SIZE DIMORPHISM ; ABSTRACT ; WHAT IS EXTREME SEXUAL SIZE DIMORPHISM? ; WHAT ANIMALS HAVE EXTREME SEXUAL SIZE DIMORPHISM? ; Animals where the males are larger ; Animals Where the Females Are Larger; PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF ESSD ; Ions, Water and Temperature Regulation ; Metabolism and Growth ; NUTRITIONAL AND ENERGETIC CONSEQUENCES OF ESSD ; ESSD IN SPIDERS ; NUTRITIONAL AND ENERGETIC CONSEQUENCES OF ESSD IN SPIDERS.
ISBN 9781624178030 (electronic bk.)
1624178030 (electronic bk.)
9781624178023
OCLC # 841170369
Additional Format Print version: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Advances in Zoology Research, Volume 5. Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ©2013 9781624178023