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Endocrinology of Reproduction in Bats:Central Control
1.2THE HYPOTHALAMIC-PITUITARY COMPLEX
1.3GnRH AND PORTAL MECHANISMS
1.4GnRH PERIKARYA AND SEASONAL DYNAMICS OF THE GnRH SYSTEM
1.5THE NERVUS TERMINALIS
1.6PITUITARY GONADOTROPINS
1.7PROLACTIN
1.8PINEAL MELATONIN AND THE SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEUS
1.9SUMMARY AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
REFERENCES
2.2PERIPHERAL HORMONE LEVELS AND THEIR EVALUATION
2.3SOURCE AND SYNTHESIS OF HORMONES IN THE CHIROPTERA
2.7GENERAL DISCUSSION
Peripheral Endocrines in Bat Reproduction
3.2PERIPHERAL ENDOCRINES IN BATS
3.3SEX HORMONE-BINDING GLOBULIN (SHBG)
4.3REPRODUCTIVE ORGAN ANATOMY
4.6REPRODUCTIVE PATTERNS
4.7CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive Tract
5.2ANATOMY OF THE REPRODUCTIVE TRACT
5.3FUNCTIONAL ASYMMETRIES OF THE FEMALE TRACT
5.4NONPREGNANT REPRODUCTIVE CYCLES
6.2PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT
6.3IMPLANTATION OF THE BLASTOCYST
6.4DEVELOPMENT OF PLACENTAL ORGANS AND FOETAL MEMBRANES
6.5HIGHLY INVASIVE TROPHOBLAST
6.6LITTER SIZE AND GESTATION PERIOD
6.7THE ENDOCRINOLOGY OF PREGNANCY
6.8POSTPARTUM OESTRUS
Sperm Storage and Fertilization
7.2THE HISTORY OF SPERM STORAGE IN CHIROPTERA
7.3THE OCCURRENCE OF SPERM STORAGE IN CHIROPTERA
7.4THE HOW OF SPERM STORAGE
7.5PREPARATION OF SPERM FOR FERTILIZATION
7.6CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
8.2MATING SYSTEMS IN BATS AND OTHER MAMMALS
8.3SINGLE MALE/MULTI-FEMALE POLYGYNOUS GROUPS
8.4MULTI-MALE/MULTI-FEMALE GROUPS
8.5SINGLE MALE/SINGLE FEMALE GROUPS
8.6ECOLOGICAL DETERMINANTS OF MATING SYSTEMS IN BATS
Life-history and Reproductive Strategies of Bats
9.2COSTS OF REPRODUCTION
9.3SEASONALITY AND REPRODUCTION
9.4REPRODUCTIVE PATTERNS OF BATS
9.5REPRODUCTIVE DELAYS
9.6ADAPTIVE SIGNIFICANCE OF REPRODUCTIVE DELAYS
9.7WHAT LIMITS REPRODUCTION?
9.8LIMITS TO REPRODUCTIVE OUTPUT
Parental Care and Postnatal Growth in the Chiroptera
10.1INTRODUCTION
10.2PARENTAL CARE
10.3SIZE AND DEVELOPMENTAL STATE AT BIRTH
10.4POSTNATAL GROWTH
10.5CONCLUSIONS,PREDICTIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
Environmental Regulation of Reproduction
11.1INTRODUCTION
11.2ULTIMATE FACTORS
11.4INSIGHTS FROM FIELD STUDIES
11.5WHAT SHOULD WE DO NEXT?
11.6CONCLUSION
Species Index
Subject Index
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Reproductive Biology of Bats

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