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Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 47 Insect Midgut and Insecticidal Proteins

By: Tarlochan S Dhadialla(Editor), Sarjeet S Gill(Editor)
Publisher: Academic Press
Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 47
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About this book

This volume of Advances in Insect Physiology contains comprehensive interdisciplinary reviews on basic and practical aspects relevant to insect midgut and insecticidal proteins.

Contents

Preface

Chapter One: Insect Gut Structure, Function, Development and Target of Biological Toxins
Chapter Two: Diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis Crystal Toxins and Mechanism of Action
Chapter Three: Lysinibacillus sphaericus: Toxins and Mode of Action, Applications for Mosquito Control and Resistance Management
Chapter Four: Discovery and Development of Insect-Resistant Crops Using Genes from Bacillus thuringiensis
Chapter Five: Progress Towards RNAi-Mediated Insect Pest Management
Chapter Six: Detection and Mechanisms of Resistance Evolved in Insects to Cry Toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis
Chapter Seven: Photorhabdus Toxins
Chapter Eight: Methods for Deployment of Spider Venom Peptides as Bioinsecticides

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Biography

Sarjeet S. Gill is Professor of Cell Biology in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at the University of California, Riverside, and Entomologist in the Agricultural Experimental Station on the same campus. His research interests are in biochemistry, molecular biology and insect toxicology, with a focus on mechanisms of bacterial and viral pathogenesis, and the role of the midgut and Malpighian tubules in insect homeostasis. Dr. Gill's research also employs the use of whole genome tools to analyze gene function. His research has been continually funded through the NIH and USDA, he continues to serve on national and international committees related to his research interests, and is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

By: Tarlochan S Dhadialla(Editor), Sarjeet S Gill(Editor)
Publisher: Academic Press
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