A useful reference for those using or interested in cultured invertebrate cells, this two-volume text provides information about techniques and advances in invertebrate tissue culture. Cell lines for Insecta, Crustacea, Mollusca, and Nematoda are introduces along with their characterizations. Developments in insect biotechnology, including foreign protein production by insect cells infected with recombinant virus are described. Fundamental studies for introducing foreign genes into cultured insect cells is also presented. Wide information on studies -at cellular levels-on pathogens of insects, plants, and vertebrates is given.
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Table of Contents1. Physiology and Biochemistry of Cultured Cells 2.Endocrinology in Invertebrate Tissue Culture 3.Applications of Insect Cell Cultures in Biotechnology and Molecular Biology