Richard E. Jones
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1968

richard.e.jones@colorado.edu

Richard E. Jones
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Research Interests Comparative vertebrate reproduction and comparative endrocrinology. Current projects include mechanisms controlling the number of eggs ovulated from vertebrate ovaries, alternation of brain function and ovulation in lizards, and the biology of aging in salmon.
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Selected Publications

Jones , R.E., K.H. Lopez, T.A. Maldonado, T.R. Summers, C.H. Summers, C.R. Propper, and J.D. Woodling. 1997. Unilateral ovariectomy influences hypothalamic monoamine asymmetries in a lizard ( Anolis ) that exhibits alternation of ovulation. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 108:306-15.

Lescheid, D.W., G.J. Rosen, A.E. Bridge, R.E. Jones , C.M. Warby, and N.M. Sherwood. 1997. Immunoreactive gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) is detected only in the form of chicken GnRH-II within the brain of the green anole, Anolis carolinensis. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 108:247-57.

Clark, E.J., D.O. Norris, and R.E. Jones . 1998. Interactions of gonadal steroids and pesticides (DDT, DDE) on gonaduct growth in larval tiger salamanders, Ambystoma tigrinum. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 109:94-105.

Carruth, L.L., R.E. Jones , and D.O. Norris. 2000. Distribution and intracellular translocation of glucocorticoid receptors in the brain of kokanee salmon during sexual maturation. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol., in press.

Maldonado, T.A., R.E. Jones , and D.O. Norris. 2000. Distribution of beta-amyloid and amyloid precursor protein in the brain of spawning (senescent) salmon: a natural, brain-aging model. Brain Res., in press.