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structure and development of the avian pituitary from a comparative and functional viewpoint.
Karl Georg Wingstrand
|LC Classifications||QL697 .W5|
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|Number of Pages||316|
|LC Control Number||53027489|
The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the avian reproductive system. Attention is given to the neuroendocrine regulation of hypothalamic and pituitary gland hormones as well as the target tissues regulated by these hormones. Emphasis is placed on the dynamics of the system and the effects of alterations resulting from environmental and other influences on the function of the Cited by: Birds exhibit the most diverse range of ecological functions among vertebrates. Although mammals have comparable roles, birds have twice as many taxa, ten times more flying species and are more resilient to avian functions either complement those of mostly nocturnal mammals 3, 14 or have no other vertebrate equivalents, exemplified by aerial leaf litter gleaners (e.g. checker Cited by:
3) anterior pituitary hormones are secreted into the secondary capillary plexus How does the pituitary gland's embryologic development affect its structure? Discuss the structure of the posterior pituitary, and describe the target organs effects of the two hormones it releases. It is written in clear, concise, and easy-to-understand text. It is written at a level that targets undergraduate students and amateur ornithologists. In a little more than pages, the Manual of Ornithology: Avian Structure & Function, provided to me the comprehensive primer I /5(83).
In contrast to mammalian erythrocytes, which have lost their nucleus and mitochondria during maturation, the erythrocytes of almost all other vertebrate species are nucleated throughout their lifespan. Little research has been done however to test for the presence and functionality of mitochondria in these cells, especially for birds. Here, we investigated those two points in erythrocytes of Cited by: The avian endocrine system is comparable to that of mammals and consists of eight glands: the pituitary-hypothalamus complex, the gonads, pancreatic islets, adrenal glands, thyroid glands, parathyroid glands, ultimobranchial glands, and the endocrine cells of the gut ().The hormones secreted by these glands are released into the bloodstream to help regulate cellular by: 7.
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Book: The structure and development of the avian pituitary. From a comparative and functional viewpoint. pp by: Structure and development of the avian pituitary from a comparative and functional viewpoint. Lund, C.W.K. Gleerup  (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Karl Georg Wingstrand.
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This is the first re-appraisal in 50 years of concepts of development made in birds. This book is a case study in evolutionary diversification of life histories. Although birds have a rather uniform body plan and physiology, they exhibit marked variation in development type, parental care, and rate of growth.
Altricial birds are fully dependent on their parents for warmth and nutrition and. This is the first re-appraisal in 50 years of concepts of development made in birds. This book is a case study in evolutionary diversification of life histories.
Although birds have a rather uniform body plan and physiology, they exhibit marked variation in development type, parental care, and rate of growth. Altricial birds are fully dependent on their parents for warmth and nutrition and 3/5(2).
Endocrinology of the Avian Reproductive System. Mary Ann Ottinger, PhD, and Murray R. Bakst, PhD. Abstract: The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the avian reproductive system. Attention is given to the neuroendocrine regulation of hypothalamic and pituitary gland.
Effects of Age and Reproductive Experience on the Distribution of Prolactin and Growth Hormone Secreting Cells in the Anterior Pituitary of a Passerine. Unique for its role in human reproduction, a gamete is a specialized sex cell carrying 23 chromosomes—one half the number in body cells.
At fertilization, the chromosomes in one male gamete, called a sperm (or spermatozoon), combine with the chromosomes in one female gamete, called an oocyte. The function of the male reproductive system is to produce sperm and transfer them to the. In the hypothalamus of the turtle, Lissemys punctata granosa, two magnocellular and 23 parvocellular neuronal complexes can be distinguished.
The magnocellular complexes include the nucleus supraopticus and the nucleus paraventricularis; paraventricular neurons are partly arranged in rows parallel to the third ventricle.
Most infundibular parvocellular nuclei display neurons disposed in Cited by: 5. This booka visual guide to the structure and anatomy of birdsis one of the most heavily illustrated ornithology references ever written.
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The Physiology of the Avian Embryo it is obviously beyond the scope of this review to consider this enormous literature on avian development. notably the functional pore structure of the. This book - a visual guide to the structure and anatomy of birds - is one of the most heavily illustrated ornithology references ever written.
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A study of this transformation is educational and interesting, and File Size: KB. The section is devoted to publishing cutting edge discoveries in the area of pituitary pathophysiology, including fundamental genetic and subcellular studies, cell and animal physiology, and human pathology, therapy and treatment outcomes.
Topics include basic and clinical studies in hypothalamic-pituitary control and signaling axes, including those for CRH/ACTH/adrenal, GHRH/GH/IGF1, TRH/TSH.T1 - Distribution of a novel avian gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone in the quail brain.
AU - Ukena, Kazuyoshi. AU - Ubuka, Takayoshi. AU - Tsutsui, Kazuyoshi. PY - /4/1. Y1 - /4/1. N2 - We recently identified a novel hypothalamic neuropeptide inhibiting gonadotropin release in the quail brain and termed it gonadotropin inhibitory hormone Cited by: Physiology is the study of the function of body parts and the body as a whole.
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