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Innate immunity : host recognition and response in health and disease
Contents: The insect host defense is a multifaceted process -- Systemic anti-microbial response in Drosophila -- NF-kB: a central transactivator in immune responses -- Gene cascade -- The Toll pathway -- Imd pathway mutants are sensitive to bacterial infections -- Toll pathway mutants are sensitive to fungal infections -- TLR family members and their ligands -- The semmelweis (seml) mutation compromises the anti-gram-positive defense -- Structural aspects of PGRPs -- NF-kB activation by Toll and IMD in Drosophila -- Investigating the response of Drosophila to virus infection -- Response to RNA virus infections -- Keeping parasite numbers low: role of the mosquito immune system -- Losses and amplification of Plasmodium in A. gambiae -- Cactus -- ThioEster-containing Protein 1 (TEP1).
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