Search for dissertations about: "Marika Hedengren Olcott"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Marika Hedengren Olcott.

  1. 1. Relish and the Regulation of Antimicrobial Peptides in Drosophila melanogaster

    Author : Marika Hedengren Olcott; Barbara Taylor; Jean-Marc Reichhart; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Drosophila immunity; NF-kappaB; Relish; antimicrobial peptides; Developmental biology; Utvecklingsbiologi;

    Abstract : The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster has been a powerful model system in which to study the immune response. When microorganisms breach the mechanical barrier of the insect, phagocytosing cells and a battery of induced antimicrobial molecules rapidly attack them. These antimicrobial peptides can reach micromolar concentrations within a few hours. READ MORE