Insect Biotechnology

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ISBN: 978-90-481-9640-1 (Print) 978-90-481-9641-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Insect Biotechnology in Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      The Greater Wax Moth Galleria mellonella as an Alternative Model Host for Human Pathogens

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      Pages 15-27

      Fruit Flies as Models in Biomedical Research – A Drosophila Asthma Model

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      Pages 29-65

      Therapeutic Potential of Anti-Microbial Peptides from Insects

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      Pages 67-75

      From Traditional Maggot Therapy to Modern Biosurgery

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      Pages 77-93

      Insect-Associated Microorganisms as a Source for Novel Secondary Metabolites with Therapeutic Potential

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      Pages 95-119

      Potential Pharmaceuticals from Insects and Their Co-Occurring Microorganisms

  3. Insect Biotechnology in Plant Protection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-144

      Insect Antimicrobial Peptides as New Weapons Against Plant Pathogens

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      Pages 145-168

      Protection of Crops Against Insect Pests Using RNA Interference

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      Pages 169-194

      Insect Transgenesis and the Sterile Insect Technique

  4. Industrial applications of Insect Biotechnology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-209

      Insect Cells for Heterologous Production of Recombinant Proteins

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      Pages 211-224

      Biotechnologies Based on Silk

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      Pages 225-240

      Biosensors on the Basis of Insect Olfaction

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      Pages 241-264

      Insect-Inspired Technologies: Insects as a Source for Biomimetics

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 265-267