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The handicap principle and signalling in collaborative systems

Amotz Zahavi

in Sociobiology of Communication: an interdisciplinary perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199216840
eISBN:
9780191712043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216840.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Signalling systems are by nature collaborations, since for a signal to be effective, the receiver has to cooperate with the signaller. The Handicap Principle (HP) ensures the reliability of signals, ... More


Using ancestral gene resurrection to unravel the evolution of protein function

Joseph W. Thornton and Jamie T. Bridgham

in Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199299188
eISBN:
9780191714979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299188.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews the use of ancestral gene resurrection to understand how the members of a biologically crucial gene family, the steroid hormone receptors, evolved their diverse and highly ... More


Feelings from the Body Viewed as Emotions: Ideas from the lamina I projection map that add to the textbooks

A. D. (Bud) Craig

in How Do You Feel?: An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156767
eISBN:
9781400852727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156767.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology

This chapter discusses the fundamental significance of homeostasis and the autonomic nervous system. The goal of homeostasis is the balanced, energy-efficient maintenance of the integrity and health ... More


Hormone regulation and the evolution of frog metamorphic diversity

Daniel R. Buchholz, Christine L. Moskalik, Saurabh S. Kulkarni, Amy R. Hollar, and Allison Ng

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

A vast body of work exists on the hormonal regulation of frog metamorphosis, and a non-intersecting set of literature describes the large diversity and evolution of frog reproductive modes. Uniting ... More


Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Ellen D. "Ketterson and Jonathan W. Atwell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This edited volume applies concepts and approaches from integrative organismal biology and evolutionary biology to a songbird genus, Junco. Among the most common and abundant groups of songbirds in ... More


How hormones mediate trade-offs in human health and disease

Richard G. Bribiescas and Peter T. Ellison

in Evolution in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199207466
eISBN:
9780191728167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207466.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Trade-offs between reproduction and maintenance can compromise health. Male hormones such as testosterone regulate energy allocation between reproductive effort and survival; this is made evident ... More


The evolutionary context of human aging and degenerative disease

Steven N. Austad and Caleb E. Finch

in Evolution in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199207466
eISBN:
9780191728167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207466.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews evidence on human aging. Humans are the longest-lived primate. Trade-offs modulate human life span. ‘Longevity genes’ that protect against disease may slow the aging processes in ... More


Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Thomas Flatt and Andreas Heyland (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Life history theory seeks to explain the evolution of the major features of life cycles by analysing the ecological factors that shape age-specific schedules of growth, reproduction, and survival and ... More


The genetic and endocrine basis for the evolution of metamorphosis in insects

Deniz F. Erezyilmaz

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The class Insecta is an ideal model for the study of complex life histories and their evolution. In this group, direct development is ancestral, and complete metamorphosis arose as a monophyletic ... More


Thyroidal regulation of life history transitions in fish

Richard G. Manzon

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Among fish one can describe a wide variety of different life history transitions ranging from the transition of fry to juvenile as the yolk sac is depleted, to the dramatic ‘true’ or first ... More


Mechanisms underlying reproductive trade-offs: Costs of reproduction

Dominic A. Edward and Tracey Chapman

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The survival cost of reproduction appears, at first sight, a classic example of a life history trade-off, with increased investment of resources into reproductive processes apparently leading to ... More


Parallels in understanding the endocrine control of lifespan with the firebug Pyrrhocoris apterus and the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster

Magdalena Hodkova and Marc Tatar

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In many organisms, reproduction is negatively correlated with life span, but little is known about proximate mechanisms of this trade-off. According to the traditional view, internal energy reserves ... More


Honey bee life history plasticity: Development, behavior, and aging

Brenda Rascón, Navdeep S. Mutti, Christina Tolfsen, and Gro V. Amdam

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Honey bee (Apis mellifera) females differentiate into distinct castes during development: the primary reproductive queen and the essentially sterile worker. Workers are characterized by complex ... More


Molecular basis of life history regulation in C. elegans and other organisms

Birgit Gerisch and Adam Antebi

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

All animals have evolved a remarkable ability to cope with environmental change. This phenotypic plasticity can lead to presumably adaptive, regulatory adjustments in all aspects of the life cycle – ... More


Hormonally-regulated trade-offs: Evolutionary variability and phenotypic plasticity in testosterone signaling pathways

Michaela Hau and John C. Wingfield

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Hormones have been proposed as internal signals that mediate life history trade-offs in both invertebrates and vertebrates. This chapter reviews the evidence for such a role. It outlines possible ... More


The role of hormones

H. Frederik Nijhout and Emily Laub

in Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198797500
eISBN:
9780191838842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797500.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Many behaviors of insects are stimulated, modified, or modulated by hormones. The principal hormones involved are the same as the ones that control moulting, metamorphosis, and other aspects of ... More


Noninvasive sampling for carnivores

Marcella J. Kelly, Julie Betsch, Claudia Wultsch, Bernardo Mesa, and L. Scott Mills

in Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199558520
eISBN:
9780191774546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Carnivores are notoriously difficult to study, yet recently, noninvasive carnivore studies have increased dramatically due to technological and methodological advances, and new analytical analysis ... More


Primate behavioral endocrinology

Nga Nguyen

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Humans have implicitly understood for centuries that hormones affect behaviour and behaviour can affect hormones. However, until recently, our knowledge of hormone-behaviour interactions derived ... More


Changes in timing of breeding and reproductive success in birds

Peter O. Dunn

in Effects of Climate Change on Birds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198824268
eISBN:
9780191862809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824268.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

Many studies on birds have shown advancing dates of egg-laying in response to climate change. This chapter reviews the latest knowledge about the roles of photoperiod, food abundance, body condition, ... More


Reproductive biology and endocrine studies

Cheryl S. Asa

in Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199558520
eISBN:
9780191774546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter begins with basic information on the reproductive patterns of carnivores as a background for developing research questions and designing sampling strategies for carnivore studies. It ... More


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