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1. Insect Antimicrobial Defences: A Brief History, Recent Findings, Biases, and a Way Forward in Evolutionary Studies
Naomi L. P. Keehnen, Jens Rolff, Ulrich Theopold and Christopher W. Wheat
2. Phagocytosis in Insect Immunity
Ashley E. Nazario-Toole and Louisa P. Wu
3. The Melanization Response in Insect Immunity
Johnny Nakhleh, Layla El Moussawi and Mike A. Osta
4. Microbiota, Gut Physiology, and Insect Immunity
Ji-Hoon Lee, Kyung-Ah Lee and Won-Jae Lee
5. Intestinal Stem Cells: A Decade of Intensive Research in Drosophila and the Road Ahead
Yiorgos Apidianakis, Vasilia Tamamouna, Savvas Teloni and Chrysoula Pitsouli
6. Insect Symbiosis and Immunity: The Bean Bug–Burkholderia Interaction as a Case Study
Jiyeun K. Kim and Bok L. Lee
7. Exploiting Innate Immunity for Biological Pest Control
Fei Liu, Wuren Huang, Kai Wu, Zhongying Qiu, Yuan Huang and Erjun Ling
8. Immunology of insect vectors: Midgut Interactions of Sandflies and Tsetse with Kinetoplastid Parasites as a paradigm for establishing infection.
Megan Sloan and Petros Ligoxygakis
Insect Immunity, Volume 52 provides readers with the latest interdisciplinary reviews on the topic. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and insect chemists, providing invaluable chapters on Insect Antimicrobial Defenses: A Brief History, Recent Findings, Biases, and a Way Forward in Evolutionary Studies, Phagocytosis in Insect Immunity, The Melanization Response in Insect Immunity, Microbiota, Gut Physiology, and Insect Immunity, Intestinal Stem Cells: A Decade of Intensive Research in Drosophila and the Road Ahead, and Insect Symbiosis and Immunity: The Bean Bug–Burkholderia Interaction as a Case Study, along with other related topics.
- Presents a comprehensive overview of recent insect immunity science
- Written by leaders in their respective areas of research
- Ideal resource for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and insect chemists
Invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect chemists
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- © Academic Press 2017
- 25th May 2017
- Academic Press
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Petros Ligoxygakis is a Professor at the University of Oxford
Univeristy of Oxford, UK
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