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Title Ecoimmunology / edited by Gregory E. Demas and Randy J. Nelson
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 636 pages) : illustrations
Contents Environmental challenges and the neuroendocrine mechanisms of stress-induced modulation of host resistance to microbial infection / Jacqueline W. Mays [and others] -- Inflammation and behavior / Keith W. Kelley, Arnaud Aubert, and Robert Dantzer -- The importance of physiology for ecoimmunlogy : lessons from the insects / Shelley A. Adamo -- Interactions between host social behavior, physiology, and disease susceptibility : the role of social context / Bonnie Fairbanks and Dana M. Hawley -- Sexual selection and parasites : do mechanisms matter? / Anne C. Jacobs and Marlene Zuk -- Sex differences in immune responses to viruses / Dionne P. Robinson and Sabra L. Klein -- Immunopathology in ecological immunology / E. Rhiannon Pursall and Jens Rolff -- The evolutionary ecology of infectious disease virulence / Lars Råberg and Martin Stjernman -- Evolutionary genetics of infectious disease / Paul Schmid-Hempel
Introduction to ecoimmunology / Gregory E. Demas and Randy J. Nelson -- Life-history evolution, hormones, and avian immune function / Dawn M. O'Neal and Ellen D. Ketterson -- Sickness behavior in vertebrates : allostasis, life-history modulation, and hormonal regulation / Noah T. Ashley and John C. Wingfield -- Amphibian immunity : staying in tune with the environment / Louise A. Rollins-Smith and Douglas C. Woodhams -- Immunity in primates within a psychosocial and life span perspective / Christopher L. Coe -- Maternal modulation of offspring immune function in vertebrates / Dennis Hasselquist, Michael Tobler, and Jan-Åke Nilsson -- Tradeoffs limiting MHC heterozygosity / Jason L. Kubinak [and others] -- The energetics of immunity : mechanisms mediating trade-offs in ecoimmunology / Gregory Demas [and others] -- Neuroendocrine mechanisms of seasonal changes in immune function / Zachary M. Weil and Randy J. Nelson -- Pineal gland and circulatory melatonin in regulation of immune status of seasonally breeding mammals / Chandana Haldar [and others]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Disease susceptibility.
Immune system.
Immune System -- immunology.
Disease Susceptibility.
Immunity, Innate -- immunology.
Psychoneuroimmunology -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Demas, Gregory E.
Nelson, Randy Joe.
ISBN 019987624X (electronic bk.)
9780199876242 (electronic bk.)