Full title: Insect infection and immunity : evolution, ecology, and mechanisms / edited by Jens Rolff, Stuart E. Reynolds.
Author/creator: Rolff, J. (Jens), Reynolds, Stuart Edward, Royal Entomological Society of London.
Call Numbers: N571.96157/1
Record Identifier: 74Vvle6v5xLd
Contents: xii, 254 p. : ill. ; 26 cm., Introducing insect infection and immunity / Jens Rolff and Stuart E. Reynolds -- Recognition and response to microbial infection in Drosophila / Nichole A. Broderick, David P. Welchman, and Bruno Lemaitre -- Roles of haemolymph proteins in antimicrobial defences of Manduca sexta / Emily J. Ragan ... [et al.] -- Drosophila as a model for studying antiviral defences / Jean-Luc Imler and Ioannis Eleftherianos -- Specificity of the innate immune system : a closer look at the mosquito pattern-recognition receptor repertoire / Suchismita Das ... [et al.] -- Comparative genomics of insect immunity / Fotis Kafatos ... [et al.] -- Physiological integration of innate immunity / David Schneider -- The inherited microbiota of arthropods, and their importance in understanding resistance and immunity / Gregory D.D. Hurst and Alistair C. Darby -- Polydnaviruses as tools to deliver wasp virulence factors to impair lepidopteran host immunity / Sebastien Moreau, Elisabeth Huguet, and Jean-Michel Drezen -- Immune responses and the evolution of resistance / Jacob Koella -- The impact of physiological state on immune function in insects / Shelley A. Adamo -- Costs and genomic aspects of Drosophila immunity to parasites and pathogens / Alex R. Kraaijeveld and Bregje Wertheim -- Population genetics of insect immune responses / Punita Juneja and Brian P. Lazzaro -- Ecological and evolutionary implications of specific immune responses / Ben M. Sadd and Paul Schmid-Hempel -- Reproductive immunity / Michael T. Siva-Jothy.
Publishers: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
This book is published on the occasion of the Royal Entomological Society's Symposium on Insect infection and immunity in Sheffield, July 15-17 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
MMS ID: 991017547899702626