Insect Immunity - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128117750, 9780128117767

Insect Immunity, Volume 52

1st Edition

Authors: Petros Ligoxygakis
eBook ISBN: 9780128117767
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128117750
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th May 2017
Page Count: 262
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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


Description

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


Details

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

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About the Authors

Petros Ligoxygakis Author

Petros Ligoxygakis is a Professor at the University of Oxford

Affiliations and Expertise

Univeristy of Oxford, UK