Genetic determinism of the cellular immune reaction in Drosophila melanogaster

@article{Carton1992GeneticDO,
  title={Genetic determinism of the cellular immune reaction in Drosophila melanogaster},
  author={Yves Carton and Francoise Frey and A J Nappi},
  journal={Heredity},
  year={1992},
  volume={69},
  pages={393-399}
}
Larvae of Drosophila melanogaster produce a haemocytic reaction against eggs of the parasitoid Leptopilina boulardi, which leads to the formation of a multicellular capsule surrounding the foreign object. Melanization resulting from the conversion of phenol to o-quinones frequently accompanies the cellular reaction. Although various cytological and… CONTINUE READING

4 Figures & Tables

Topics

Statistics

02040'00'02'04'06'08'10'12'14'16'18
Citations per Year

156 Citations

Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 156 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.