Advances in Insect Physiology: Volume 37

Advances in Insect Physiology: Volume 37 : Physiology of Human and Animal Disease Vectors

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This latest volume in this series contains articles on the physiology of human and animal disease vectors.The papers in this special issue give rise to key themes for the future and make progress towards answering such questions as:
How do insect vectors of disease find their animal hosts?
Once a host is located, how do insects deploy their intricate mouthparts and the extraordinary complexities of salivary chemistry to secure a blood meal?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 350 pages
  • 158 x 232 x 22mm | 698.53g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 37th edition
  • 0123748291
  • 9780123748294

Table of contents


Orientation towards hosts in haematophagous insects: an integrative perspective CLAUDIO R. LAZZARI From saliomes to the sialoverse: an insight into salivary potion of blood feeding insects JOSE M. C. RIBEIRO, BRUNO ARCA The enemy within: interactions between tsetse, trypanosomes and symbionts DEIDRE P. WALSHE, CHER PHENG OOI, MICHAEL J. LEHANE, LEE R. HAINES Interactions of Trypanosomatids and Triatomines GUENTER SCHAUB Lyme disease spirochete-tick-host interactions KATHARINE R. TYSON, JOSEPH PIESMAN Epidemiological consequences of the ecological physiology of ticks SARAH E. RANDOLPH
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