Chapter 10. Circadian Control of Haemolymph Ecdysteroid Titres and the Ecdysis Rhythm in Rhodnius prolixus

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn M. Collins
  1. C. G. H. Steel and
  2. E. J. Ampleford

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch10

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

How to Cite

Steel, C. G. H. and Ampleford, E. J. (1984) Circadian Control of Haemolymph Ecdysteroid Titres and the Ecdysis Rhythm in Rhodnius prolixus, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones (eds R. Porter and G. M. Collins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Biology, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Downsview, Ontario M3J IP3, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272797518

Online ISBN: 9780470720851

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Keywords:

  • circadian control;
  • rhodnius prolixus;
  • circadian rhythm;
  • multi-component system;
  • haemolymph

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Methods

  • The Ecdysteroid Titre Rhythm

  • Ecdysteroids and the Ecdysis Rhythm

  • Role of the Brain in the Rhythms of Ecdysteroids and of Ecdysis

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion