Books  Zoology  Invertebrates  Arthropods  Insects  Insects: General 

Phylogenetic Perspectives in Immunity: The Insect Host Defense

By: JA Hoffmann, CA Janeway Jr and S Natori

196 pages, Col & b/w photos, illus, tabs

Times Mirror International Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #41965 | ISBN: 1570590435
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 week Details
NHBS Price: £78.00 $98/€93 approx

Contents

Molecular aspects of cell to cell communication in crustaceans; mudgut antibacterial defences of Manduca sexta following infection and during metamorphosis; cecropins and other antibacterial peptides - structures and mechanisms of action; defensins and protegrins - mammalian analogues of arthropod antimicrobial peptides; antibiotics from frogs, sharks, and man - novel mediators of a host defence; self, nonself, or no self?; on the usage of MHC class I molecules in immune recognition by natural killer cells and T cells; molecular and phylogenetic aspects of the complement system; invertebrate cytokines - principal mediators of host defences in invertebrates; KB-like motifs bind the cecropia and drosophila immunoresponsive factors and regulate the induction of the immune genes.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

A Comprehensive Guide to Insects of Britain & Ireland

NHBS Price: £28.95 $36/€34 approx

Insects of Britain and Western Europe

NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€20 approx

The Royal Entomological Society Book of British Insects

NHBS Price: £49.50 $62/€59 approx

Insect Microscopy

NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€20 approx

Fossil Insects

NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€30 approx