Edited By: WD Hamilton and JC Howard
120 pages, 32 line illus, 3 b/w illus
Resulting from a Royal Society discussion meeting, this volume presents a short review of the topic of parasite-host co-evolution. |Current thinking on evolution in parasites, viruses and other pathogens is discussed.
Parasites, clonal diversity and sexual reproduction. Models of plant-pathogen co-evolution. The evolutionary advantage of sex: evidence from a perennial grass. Costly resistances sometimes lead to cheap signals in parasite-driven sexual selection. Variability and transmission in a social insect-parasite systems. Immunology, sexual selection and behaviour. Genetic variability and the evolution of virulence among retroviruses. Gene-for-gene recognition in plant-pathogen interaction. MHC polymorphism, parasites and speciation. Natural selection at the MHC loci of vertebrates. MHC-based mating preferences, inbreeding, autoimmunity and infectious disease. Human leukocyte antigens and natural selection by malaria.
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