Recent Advances on Model Hosts

ISBN: 978-1-4419-5637-8 (Print) 978-1-4419-5638-5 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

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    Pages 1-10

    Amoeba Provide Insight into the Origin of Virulence in Pathogenic Fungi

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    Pages 11-17

    Of Model Hosts and Man: Using Caenorhabditis elegans, Drosophila melanogaster and Galleria mellonella as Model Hosts for Infectious Disease Research

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    Pages 19-27

    Caenorhabditis elegans as an Alternative Model to Study Senescence of Host Defense and the Prevention by Immunonutrition

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    Pages 29-36

    Bacterial Effectors: Learning on the Fly

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    Pages 37-47

    A Drosophila Asthma Model – What the Fly Tells Us About Inflammatory Diseases of the Lung

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    Pages 49-57

    Elucidating the In Vivo Targets of Photorhabdus Toxins in Real-Time Using Drosophila Embryos

  8. Chapter

    Pages 59-70

    Ecological Niche Modeling as a Tool for Understanding Distributions and Interactions of Vectors, Hosts, and Etiologic Agents of Chagas Disease

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    Pages 71-81

    Where Simplicity Meets Complexity: Hydra, a Model for Host–Microbe Interactions

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    Pages 83-93

    Tick as a Model for the Study of a Primitive Complement System

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    Pages 95-105

    Models Hosts for the Study of Oral Candidiasis

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    Pages 107-133

    Creating a Pro-survival and Anti-inflammatory Phenotype by Modulation of Acetylation in Models of Hemorrhagic and Septic Shock

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 135-136