Can the protein costs of bacterial resistance be offset by altered feeding behaviour?

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1. Mounting an immune response is likely to be costly in terms of energy and nutrients, and so it is predicted that dietary intake should change in response to infection to offset these costs. The present study focuses on the interactions between a specialist grass-feeding caterpillar species, the African armyworm Spodoptera exempta, and an opportunist… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01499.x

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@article{Povey2009CanTP, title={Can the protein costs of bacterial resistance be offset by altered feeding behaviour?}, author={Sonia Povey and Sheena C Cotter and Stephen J. Simpson and Kwang Pum Lee and Kenneth Wilson}, journal={The Journal of animal ecology}, year={2009}, volume={78 2}, pages={437-46} }