Primates, Pathogens, and Evolution

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-7180-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-7181-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-14

    Primates, Pathogens and Evolution: An Introduction

  3. Immunity and Primate Evolution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-64

      Vertebrate Immune System Evolution and Comparative Primate Immunity

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      Pages 65-90

      Genetic Variation in the Immune System of Old World Monkeys: Functional and Selective Effects

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      Pages 91-116

      Toll-Like Receptor Function and Evolution in Primates

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      Pages 117-160

      Impact of Natural Selection Due to Malarial Disease on Human Genetic Variation

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      Pages 161-186

      Parasitic Lice Help to Fill in the Gaps of Early Hominid History

  4. Emergence and Divergent Disease Manifestation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

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      Pages 189-219

      Treponema pallidum Infection in Primates: Clinical Manifestations, Epidemiology, and Evolution of a Stealthy Pathogen

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      Pages 221-251

      Molecular Mimicry by γ-2 Herpesviruses to Modulate Host Cell Signaling Pathways

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      Pages 253-289

      Neotropical Primates and Their Susceptibility to Toxoplasma gondii: New Insights for an Old Problem

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      Pages 291-327

      The Evolution of SIV in Primates and the Emergence of the Pathogen of AIDS

  5. Primates, Pathogens and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 329-329

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      Pages 331-362

      Microbial Exposures and Other Early Childhood Influences on the Subsequent Function of the Immune System

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      Pages 363-387

      Make New Friends and Keep the Old? Parasite Coinfection and Comorbidity in Homo sapiens

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      Pages 389-409

      Primates, Pathogens, and Evolution: A Context for Understanding Emerging Disease

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 411-428