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Author Ulvestad, Elling.

Title Defending life : the nature of host-parasite relations / Elling Ulvestad.

Published Dordrecht ; [London] : Springer, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  577.852 ULVE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 241 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Tracks of thought 1 -- 1.1 Organismal maintenance 2 -- 1.2 War metaphor 14 -- 1.3 Metaimmunological musings 18 -- 2 Immunobiology 45 -- 2.1 Received view 46 -- 2.2 Integrated view 65 -- 2.3 Lens metaphor 76 -- 3 Adaptive plasticity 81 -- 3.1 Being-in-the-world 83 -- 3.2 Signalling behaviour 97 -- 3.3 Signal, decision, response 109 -- 4 Natura naturans 117 -- 4.1 Situating life 118 -- 4.2 Social evolution 136 -- 4.3 Coevolutionary dynamics 151 -- 5 Disabled defences 173 -- 5.1 Failure to perform 173 -- 5.2 Re-enacting of ancient conflicts 179 -- 5.3 Environmental challenges 198.
Subject Host-parasite relationships -- Immunological aspects.
ISBN 9781402056758 (hbk.) £111.50
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