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Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology

Yellow Biotechnology I

Insect Biotechnologie in Drug Discovery and Preclinical Research

Editors: Vilcinskas, Andreas (Ed.)

  • Covers trends in modern biotechnology
  • All aspects of this interdisciplinary technology, where knowledge, methods and expertise are required from chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, chemical engineering and computer science, are treated
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Utility of Insects for Studying Human Pathogens and Evaluating New Antimicrobial Agents, by Yan Wang, De-Dong Li, Yuan-Ying Jiang and Eleftherios Mylonakis. Galleria Mellonella as a Model Host to Study Gut Microbe Homeostasis and Brain Infection by the Human Pathogen Listeria Monocytogenes, by Krishnendu Mukherjee, Ramya Raju, Rainer Fischer and Andreas Vilcinskas. Drosophila as a Model to Study Metabolic Disorders, by Julia Hoffmann, Renja Romey, Christine Fink and Thomas Roeder. The Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster as a Model for Aging Research, by Annely Brandt and Andreas Vilcinskas. Drosophila and the Hallmarks of Cancer, by Theodoulakis Christofi and Yiorgos Apidianakis. The red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum as a model to monitor food safety and functionality, by Stefanie Grünwald, Iris V. Adam, Ana-Maria Gurmai, Ludmila Bauer, Michael Boll, and Uwe Wenzel. Identification and Bioanalysis of Natural Products from Insect Symbionts and Pathogens, by Alexander O. Brachmann and Helge B. Bode. Antiparasitic Peptides, by Jette Pretzel, Franziska Mohring, Stefan Rahlfs and Katja Becker.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Utility of Insects for Studying Human Pathogens and Evaluating New Antimicrobial Agents

    Wang, Yan (et al.)

    Pages 1-25

  • Galleria Mellonella as a Model Host to Study Gut Microbe Homeostasis and Brain Infection by the Human Pathogen Listeria Monocytogenes

    Mukherjee, Krishnendu (et al.)

    Pages 27-39

  • Drosophila as a Model to Study Metabolic Disorders

    Hoffmann, Julia (et al.)

    Pages 41-61

  • The Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster as a Model for Aging Research

    Brandt, Annely (et al.)

    Pages 63-77

  • Drosophila and the Hallmarks of Cancer

    Christofi, Theodoulakis (et al.)

    Pages 79-110

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Yellow Biotechnology I
Book Subtitle
Insect Biotechnologie in Drug Discovery and Preclinical Research
Editors
  • Andreas Vilcinskas
Series Title
Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology
Series Volume
135
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-39863-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-39863-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-39862-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50997-5
Series ISSN
0724-6145
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 198
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
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