Insect Immunity

Insect Immunity

1st Edition - May 25, 2017

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  • Author: Petros Ligoxygakis
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128117750
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128117767

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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.

Key Features

  • 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

Readership

Invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect chemists

Table of Contents

  • 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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 262
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: May 25, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128117750
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128117767

About the Author

Petros Ligoxygakis

Petros Ligoxygakis is a Professor at the University of Oxford

Affiliations and Expertise

Univeristy of Oxford, UK

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