Insect Immunity

Insect Immunity

by J.P.N. Pathak (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401047050
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/18/2013
Series: Series Entomologica , #48
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Some biochemical aspects of eumelanin formation in insect immunity; A.J. Nappi, M. Sugumaran. Structure, classification and functions of insect haemocytes; L. Drif, M. Brehelin. Haemocytes and their population; J. Bahadur. Isolation of pure populations of insect haemocytes; N.A. Ratcliffe. Cell mediated defense reactions in insects; J.P.N. Pathak. Humoral encapsulation; A. Vey. The inducible humoral antibacterial immunity in insects; G.P. Kaaya. Methods for genetic investigation of cellular immune reaction in insects, with the parasitic wasp-drosophila system as model; Y. Carton, A. Nappi. Interactions between the insect endocrine system and the immune system; S.B. Vinson. The prophenoloxidase activating system and its role in cellular communication; K. Söderhäll, A. Aspan. Haemagglutinins (Lectins) in insects; J.P.N. Pathak. The suppression of the insect immune system by parasitic hymenoptera; S.B. Vinson. Index.

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