Parasitology: Genetics of Host and Parasite: Implications for Immunity, Epidemiology and Evolution Series Number 112

Parasitology: Genetics of Host and Parasite: Implications for Immunity, Epidemiology and Evolution Series Number 112

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This collection of articles, edited by D. Wakelin and D. Walliker include: Genetic variability in parasites and host-parasite interactions; Host genetics and infectious disease; T cell and cytokine basis of host variability in response to intestinal nematode infections; The role of MHC- and non-MHC-associated genes in determining the human immune response to malaria antigens; Influence of host and parasite genotypes on immunological control of Theileria parasites; Genetic susceptibility to leishmanial infections: studies in mice and man; Genetic susceptibility to malaria and other infectious diseases: from MHC to the whole genome. This volume is the specially commissioned supplement to the journal Parasitology, volume 112.
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  • Paperback | 93 pages
  • 210 x 297 x 6mm | 320g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0521589363
  • 9780521589369

Table of contents

Preface D. Wakelin and D. Walliker; 1. Genetic variability in parasites and host-parasite interactions R. C. A. Thompson and A. J. Lymbary; 2. Host genetics and infectious disease D. J. Weatherall; 3. T cell and cytokine basis of host variability in response to intestinal nematode infections R. K. Grencis; 4. The role of MHC- and non-MHC-associated genes in determining the human immune response to malaria antigens E. M. Riley; 5. Influence of host and parasite genotypes on immunological control of Theileria parasites W. I. Morrison; 6. Genetic susceptibility to leishmanial infections: studies in mice and men J. M. Blackwell; 7. Genetic susceptibility to malaria and other infectious diseases: from MHC to the whole genome A. V. S. Hill; Concluding remarks B. C. Clarke.
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