Host-Parasite Interactions

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Gert Flik, Geert Wiegertjes
Garland Science, Jun 1, 2004 - Science - 256 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

1 Structural and physiological aspects of cell death
1
2 The role of apoptosis in nonmammalian hostparasite relationships
13
3 Thioninepositive cells in relation to parasites
46
protozoan infections in fish
69
5 The pathophysiology of salmonid cryptobiosis and Glossmrftransmitted mammalian trypanosomiasis in livestock
95
6 The biology of parasites from the genus Argulus and a review of the interactions with its host
110
7 Interactions between sea lice and their hosts
135
8 Interactive associations between fish hosts and monogeneans
165
immunobiology genomics and proteomics
190
a disturbed hostparasite relationship to be restored
216
11 Conclusions
248
Index
252
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