Accession Number : ADA326322

Title :   A Review of the Insect Immune System and Evidence for Fad-Glucose Dehydrogenase in Hemocytes of the Mosquito Aedes Aegypti.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Lewis, Douglas R.

PDF Url : ADA326322

Report Date : JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 96

Abstract : The work in this thesis attempts to identify and characterize GLD in the hemocytes of the mosquito Aedes Aegypti. To my knowledge this is the first report of the localization of a specific immune system enzyme in a mosquito hemocyte.

Descriptors :   *IMMUNITY, *AEDES, *DEHYDROGENASES, ENZYMES, THESES, GLUCOSE, INSECTS, CULICIDAE.

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE