Insect ImmunologyEdited by
- Nancy Beckage, University of California, Department of Entomology, Riverside, USA
Industry and government scientists in areas related to entomology, immunology, vector biology and disease transmission, pattern recognition processes, pathology, physiology, and biochemistry; medically-oriented immunologists, cell biologists and hematologists; upper level undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers.
Hardbound, 360 Pages
Published: February 2008
Imprint: Academic Press
- Preface: An Insect's Perspective on Immunity 1: Insect and Vertebrate Immunity: Key Similarities versus Differences Otto Schmidt, Ulrich Theopold and Nancy E. Beckage 2: Insect Hemocytes and their Role in Immunity Michael R. Strand 3: Eicosanoid Actions in Insect Immunology David W. Stanley and Jon S. Miller 4: Phenoloxidases in Insect Immunity Michael R. Kanost and Maureen J. Gorman 5: Evidence for Specificity and Memory in the Insect Innate Immune Response Linh N. Pham and David S. Schneider 6: Bidirectional Connections Between the Immune System and the Nervous System in Insects Shelley Anne Adamo 7: Bloodfeeding as an Interface of Mammalian and Arthropod Immunity Leyla Akman-Anderson, Yoram Vodovotz, Ruben Zamora, and Shirley Luckhart 8: Mosquito Immunity to the Malaria Parasite Lindsey S. Garver, Luke Baton and George Dimopoulos 9: Insect Immunity to Viruses Wendy O. Sparks, Lyric C. Bartholomay and Byrony C. Bonning 10: Parasitoid Polydnaviruses and Insect Immunity Nancy E. Beckage 11: Insect Immune Recognition and Suppression Otto Schmidt 12: RNAi and the Insect Immune System Stuart E. Reynolds and Ioannis Eleftherianos 13: Epilogue: Pathways into the Future of Insect Immunology Nancy E. Beckage