Parasite Adaptation to Environmental Constraints
by R C Tinsley (9780521005005)

Parasite Adaptation to Environmental Constraints
 
R C Tinsley
Release Date: 10 Jun 2003
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 152
Category: Parasitology (non-medical)
ISBN: 9780521005005
ISBN-10: 0521005000



Parasites experience two environments; one reflecting external conditions, the other created by the living host. The constraints imposed by these environments provide an avenue into the rich diversity of parasitology. The subjects of this volume are relevant to evolution, ecology, physiology, biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology and phylogenetic analysis. Papers review familiar and unfamiliar extreme physical conditions from low temperatures and desiccation to the powerful water currents faced by some fish parasites. The environment created by the host and parasite adaptation to host immunity is covered in several papers, including immune evasion, host-switching and the effect of parasites on the evolution of immunity.

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