Insect Biotechnology

byAndreas Vilcinskas

Paperback | December 5, 2012

Insect Biotechnology by Andreas Vilcinskas
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The book provides a fascinating overview about current and sophisticated developments in applied entomology that are powered by molecular biology and that can be summarized under a novel term: insect biotechnology. By analogy with the application of powerful molecular biological tools in medicine (red biotechnology), plant protection (green biotechnology) and industrial processing (white biotechnology), insect biotechnology (yellow biotechnology) provides novel tools and strategies for human welfare and nutrition. Insect Biotechnology has emerged as a prospering discipline with considerable economic potential, and encompasses the use of insect model organisms and insect-derived molecules in medical research as well as in modern plant protection measures.
Part 1: Insect Biotechnology in Medicine 1: The greater wax moth Galleria mellonella as an alternative model host for human pathogens; Krishnendu Mukherjee, Eugen, Domann, Torsten Hain 2: Fruit flies as models in biomedical research - a Drosophila asthma model; Thomas, Roeder, Kerstin Isermann, Christina Wagner, Christine Warmbold 3: T...
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Title:Insect BiotechnologyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:268 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0 inShipping dimensions:268 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0 inPublished:December 5, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9400733887

ISBN - 13:9789400733886

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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