Autor: Gregory Demas
ISBN-13: 9780199737345
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 636
Format: 269x187x38 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Eco-Immunology

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1. Introduction to ecoimmunology ; Gregory E. Demas and Randy J. Nelson ; Indiana University and the Ohio State University ; 2. Life history evolution, hormones, and avian immune function ; Dawn M. O'Neal and Ellen D. Ketterson ; Indiana University ; 3. Sickness behavior in vertebrates: Allostasis, life-history modulation, ; and hormonal regulation ; Noah T. Ashley and John C. Wingfield ; University of Alaska, Anchorage and University of California, Davis ; 4. Amphibian Immunity: Staying in tune with the environment ; Louise Rollins-Smith and Douglas Woodhams ; Vanderbilt University ; 5. Immunity in primates within a psychosocial and life span perspective ; Chris Coe ; University of Wisconsin ; 6. Maternal modulation of offspring immune function in vertebrates ; Dennis Hasselquist, Michael Tobler and Jan-Ake Nilsson ; Lund University ; 7. Tradeoffs limiting MHC heterozygosity ; Jason L. Kubinak, Adam C. Nelson, James S. Ruff and Wayne K. Potts ; University of Utah ; 8. The energetics of immunity: Mechanisms of trade-offs in ecoimmunology ; Gregory Demas, Timothy Greives, Emily Chester and Susannah French ; Indiana University, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology and Utah State University ; 9. Neuroendocrine mechanisms of seasonal changes in immune function ; Zachary M. Weil and Randy J. Nelson ; The Ohio State University ; 10. Pineal gland and circulatory melatonin in regulation of immune status of seasonally breeding mammals ; C. Haldar, S. Gupta, S. Rai, R. Ahmed and R. Yadav ; Banaras Hindu University ; 11. Environmental challenges and the neuroendocrine mechanisms of stress-induced modulation of host resistance to microbial infection ; Jacqueline W. Mays, Nicole D. Powell, Michael T. Bailey and John F. Sheridan ; The Ohio State University ; 12. Inflammation and behavior ; Keith W. Kelley, Arnaud Aubert and Robert Dantzer ; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and DESCO, Faculte des Sciences ; 13. The importance of physiology for ecoimmunlogy: Lessons from the insects ; Shelley Adamo ; Dalhousie University ; 14. Interactions between host social behavior, physiology, and disease susceptibility: the role of social context ; Bonnie Fairbanks and Dana Hawley ; Virginia Tech University ; 15. Sexual selection and parasites: Do mechanisms matter? ; Anne C. Jacobs and Marlene Zuk ; University of California, Riverside ; 16. Sex differences in immune responses to viruses ; Dionne P. Robinson and Sabra L. Klein ; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ; 17. Immunopathology in ecological immunology ; E Rhiannon Pursall and Jens Rolff ; University of Sheffield ; 18. The evolutionary ecology of infectious disease virulence ; Lars Raberg and Martin Stjernman ; Lund University ; 19. Evolutionary genetics of infectious disease ; Paul Schmid-Hempel ; ETH Zurich
This book critically reviews recent advances in eco-immunology, a newly emergent, interdisciplinary research field that examines interactions among host physiology and disease ecology in a wide range of environmentally relevant contexts.
Autor: Gregory Demas, Randy Nelson
Gregory E. Demas is Associate Professor of Biology and Director of the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior (CISAB) at Indiana University, where he has been for the last 10 years. Randy J. Nelson holds the Brumbaugh Chair in Brain Research and Teaching at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He is professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience and a member of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

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Autor: Gregory Demas
ISBN-13:: 9780199737345
ISBN: 0199737347
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.01.2012
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Gewicht: 1320g
Seiten: 636
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 269x187x38 mm, 53 b&w line; 2 b&w halftones