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The so much outstanding truth published via investigations of insect neurohormones is that bugs are to boot provided with neurohormones as mammals, because neurohor­ mones control not just the functioning of the endocrine glands, prothoracic gland, and corpora allata, but in addition so much physiological methods. Our wisdom of neurohormones constructed initially from anat­ omocytological investigations and experimental experiences. this present day, exact bio­ assays were devised for learning either in vivo and in vitro physiological tactics, and RIA choice has yielded wisdom of titer variations of humoral components. a lot is additionally identified approximately neurohormone purification, and a number of other neurohormones have even been pointed out in numerous species. Immunocytochemistry has made it attainable to illustrate of their starting place and liberate websites the presence of insect neurohormones whose constitution has been elucidated. in addition, the presence of vertebrate and invertebrate neuropeptides has been tested in bugs. As regards biogenic amines, equipment of detection were enormously subtle and it really is now attainable to spot the telephone our bodies and axons of the most biogenic amines. different new tools, akin to cobalt chloride impregnation or Lucifer yellow staining, have printed the axonal pathways and the positioning of specific neurons. The mechanisms of motion of neurohormones were investigated in numerous circumstances and the result of those investigations should be comparable within the chapters which follow.

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Main locations and diversity of brain neurosecretory cells. nsc: neurosecretory cells. by the paraldehyde fuchsin because they contain weak acids. The investigations conducted with paraldehyde fuchsin and Victoria blue also revealed that while all the type A cells were stained by paraldehyde fuchsin, only some of them appeared with Victoria blue (Ganagarajah and Saleuddin, 1970; Girardie and Rossi, 1978). Both types stained by this method appeared significantly different by electron microscopy.

In Periplaneta, Carausius, and Locusta, the link nerve peripheral ns cells have been revealed to be immunoreactive to mammalian glucagon (see Chapter 2). 5. , branching of the collaterals, axon pathways, as well as their pattern of electrical activity is important because these neurons may be further recognized and characterized for their physiological SYNTHESIS AND RELEASE SITES OF NEUROHORMONES FIGURE 7. Schematic representation of peripheral neurons (0) and peripheral neurosecretory cells (e) in thoracal and abdominal segments of Carausius.

4. Pathways in the Central Nervous System Neurosecretory pathways were also discovered in the circumesophageal connectives and the connectives of the ventral nerve cord in Acheta (Geldiay, 1959), mosquitoes (Hiller, 1960; Burgess, 1973; Panov, 1979c), aphids (Bowers and Johnson, 1966; Steel, 1977), and bugs (Seshan, 1968; Kudryavtseva, 1986). The cells from which these long axons originate were found in the brain and it 38 CHAPTER 1 FIGURE 11. Pathway of certain cerebral neurosecretory axons sending collaterals to ventral nerve cord ganglia.

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