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Host-Parasite Interactions

Edited by Gert Flik, Geert Wiegertjes

Taylor & Francis – 2004 – 256 pages

Series: Society for Experimental Biology

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    978-1-85996-298-5
    June 30th 2004

Description

This volume summarizes current research into the physiology and molecular biology of host-parasite interactions. Brought together by leading international experts in the field, the first section outlines fundamental processes, followed by specific examples in the concluding section. Covering a wide range of organisms, Host-Parasite Interactions is essential reading for researchers in the field.

Reviews

This is an important contribution to the fields of parasitology and infectious diseases. - Doody's Book Review

Contents

1. Structural and Physiological Aspects of Cell Death. 2. The Role of Apoptosis in Non-Mammalian Host-Parasite Relationships. 3. Thionine-Positive Cells in Relation to Parasites. 4. Animal Models for the study of Innate Immunity: Protozoan Infections in Fish. 5. The Pathophysiology Salmonid Cryptobiosis and Glossina- Transmitted Mammalian Trypanosomiasis in Livestock. 6. The Biology of Parasites from the Genus Argulus and a Review of the Interactions with its host. 7. Interactions Between Sea Lice and their Hosts. 8. Interactive Associations Between Fish Hosts and Monogeneans. 9. Comparative Aspects of the Tick-Host Relationship: Immunobiology, Genomics and Proteomics. 10. Avian Coccidiosis: A Disturbed Host-Parasite Relationship to be Restored. 11. Conclusions.

Name: Host-Parasite Interactions (Hardback)Taylor & Francis 
Description: Edited by Gert Flik, Geert Wiegertjes. This volume summarizes current research into the physiology and molecular biology of host-parasite interactions. Brought together by leading international experts in the field, the first section outlines fundamental processes, followed by specific...
Categories: Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Physiology, Molecular Biology