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Cover for The genome of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pristionchus pacificus</i> and the evolution of parasitism.

This chapter summarizes recent experimental studies in the genetic model species Pristionchus pacificus, including research on the nematode's genome evolution, nematode-insect interactions, the genetic regulation of dauer larvae, and infective juvenile formation. Along with these discussions, the...

Author(s)
Sommer, R. J.; Ogawa, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937591)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics of resistance to hookworm infection.

This chapter reviews probable genetic mechanisms that may account for individual variation in susceptibility and control of hookworm infections, citing evidence from both human hookworm infections and animal models of infection. Progress made in the identification of relevant loci involved,...

Author(s)
Quinnell, R. J.; Behnke, J. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937591)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic nematodes: molecular biology, biochemistry and immunology.

This book covers recent advances made in the genetics and biochemistry of nematodes, and the immunology of infections which have been made possible by new molecular genetic, biochemical and immunological tools. The topics covered include: molecular analysis of nematode evolution; Wolbachia...

Author(s)
Kennedy, M. W.; Harnett, W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994237)
Type
Book
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Cover for Molecular analysis of nematode evolution.

Recent advances in molecular phylogenetic analysis of the phylum Nematoda are reviewed.

Author(s)
Blaxter, M. L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994237)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forward genetic analysis of plant-parasitic nematode-host interactions.

This brief review covers the soyabean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) biology and the genetic analysis of parasitism between H. glycines and its host (Glycine max).

Author(s)
Opperman, C. H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994237)
Type
Book chapter