Invertebrate Tissue Culture

Invertebrate Tissue Culture

Applications in Medicine, Biology, and Agriculture

1st Edition - January 1, 1976

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  • Editor: Edouard Kurstak
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323151467

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Invertebrate Tissue Culture: Applications in Medicine, Biology, and Agriculture comprises the proceedings of the IV International Conference on Invertebrate Tissue Culture, held on June 5-8, 1975 at Mont Gabriel, Quebec, Canada. The conference focuses on invertebrate organ, tissue, and cell culture, as well as cell culture limitations, pitfalls, and applications in medicine, biology, agriculture, neurophysiology, and studies of morphogenesis, differentiation, viruses, symbionts, and parasites. This reference material specifically provides information on sophisticated laboratory methods and on numerous utilizations of invertebrate cell culture techniques in medicine and biology. This book also elucidates the nutritional requirements and the establishment of cell lines. The study of viruses and protozoa of agricultural and forest importance is also shown. This book will be useful and stimulating to the readers and will provide in a single volume the results obtained in the diverse areas of research pursued by the leading exponents of invertebrate tissue culture from America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Table of Contents

  • Contributors


    I Application in Medicine

    Chapter 1. Arbovirus Studies in Vertebrate Cell Lines

    Chapter 2. Tick Tissue Culture and Arboviruses

    Chapter 3. Morphogenesis of Sindbis Virus in Cultured Mosquito Cells

    Chapter 4. Established Mosquito Cell Lines and the Study of Togaviruses

    Chapter 5. Further Studies on the Latent Viruses Isolated from Singh's Aedes Albopictus Cell Line

    Chapter 6. Application of Tissue Culture to Problems in Malariology

    Chapter 7. Application of Tissue Culture of a Pulmonate Snail to Culture of Larval Shistosoma Mansoni

    II Application in Biology

    Chapter 8. Insect Cell and Tissue Culture as a Tool for Developmental Biology

    Chapter 9. In Vitro Established Lines of Drosophila Cells and Applications in Physiological Genetics

    Chapter 10. Metamorphosis of Imaginai Disc Tissue Grown In Vitro from Dissociated Embryos of Drosophila

    Chapter 11. Single-Cyst in Vitro Spermatogenesis in Drosophila Hydei

    Chapter 12. Role of a Macromolecular Factor in the Spermatogenesis of Silkmoths

    Chapter 13. Insect Spermatogenesis In Vitro

    Chapter 14. Juvenile Hormone-Included Biosynthesis of Vitellogenin in Organ Cultures of Leucophaeamadera Fat Bodies

    Chapter 15. Juvenile Hormone-Induced Vitellogenin Synthesis in Locust Fat Body In Vitro

    Chapter 16. In Vitro Analysis of Factors Regulating the Juvenile Hormone Titer of Insects

    Chapter 17. In Vitro Action of Ecdysone and Juvenile Hormone on Epidermal Commitment in the Tobacco Hornworm

    Chapter 18. Metabolism of Molting Hormone Analogs by Cultured Cockroach Tissues

    Chapter 19. Stage and Tissue-Specific Hemoglobin Synthesis in an Invertebrate

    Chapter 20. Dissociation and Reaggregation of Fat Body Cells During Insect Metamorphosis

    III Nutritional Requirements and Establishment of Cell Lines

    Chapter 21. The Development of an Insect Tissue Culture Medium

    Chapter 22. Insect Cell Line: Amino Acid Utilization and Requirements

    Chapter 23. A Comparison of Amino Acid Utilization by Cell Lines of Culex Tarsal is and of Culex Pipiens

    Chapter 24. Utilization of Some Sugars by a Line of Trichoplusia Ni Cells

    Chapter 25. Influence of Polyphenol Oxidase on Hemocyte Cultures of the Gypsy Moth

    Chapter 26. Effective Colony Formation on Drosophila Cell Lines Using Conditioned Medium

    Chapter 27. Comparative Studies with Clones Derived from a Cabbage Looper Ovarian Cell Line, Tn-368

    Chapter 28. Growth the Trichoplusia Ni (Tn-368) Cell Line in Suspension Culture

    Chapter 29. Effects of Extracts from Echinoderms on Cell Cultures from Mollusksand Echinoderms

    Chapter 30. Cytotoxic and Anti Proliferative Subtances in Invertebrates and Poikilothermie Vertebrates

    IV Study of Viruses and Protozoa of Agricultural and Forest Importance

    Chapter 31. Immunochemical Characterization of the Baculoviruses: Present Status

    Chapter 32. In Vitro and in Vivo Comparative Studies of Several Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses (NPVS) by Neutralization, Immunofluorescence and Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis

    Chapter 33. Characterization of Infectious Components of Autographe Californica Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus Produced In Vitro

    Chapter 34. Utilization of Tissue Culture Techniques to Clone an Insect Cell L I Ne and to Characterize Strains of Baculovirus

    Chapter 35. Replication of a Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus of Choristoneura Fumiferana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Malacosoma Disstria (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) Hemocyte Cultures

    Chapter 36. Replication of Alfalfa Looper Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus in the Trichoplusia Ni (Tn-368) Cell Line

    Chapter 37. An Electron Microscope Study of the Sequence of Events in a Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus Infection in Cell Culture

    Chapter 38. Replication of Amsacta Moorei Entomopoxvirus and Autographa Californica Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus in Hemocyte Cell Lines from Estigmene Acrea

    Chapter 39. Dual Infection of the Trichoplusia Ni Cell Line with the Chilo Iridescent Virus (CIV) and Autographa Californica Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus

    Chapter 40. Propagation of a Microsporidan in a Moth Cell Line

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  • No. of pages: 413
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1976
  • Published: January 1, 1976
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323151467

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