Integumental grafting and immunorecognition in insects.


In preliminary experiments, integumental grafting was conducted on a range of insect species in order to elucidate levels of insect immunorecognition. Subsequently, however, only Blaberus craniifer and Extatosoma tiaratum were utilised for detailed study because of their high survival rates and longevity. In both host species, most autografts and allografts… (More)