Ecological immunology: Costly parasite defences and trade-offs in evolutionary ecology
1996 (English)In: TRENDS IN ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, ISSN 0169-5347, Vol. 11, no 8, 317-321 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
In the face of continuous threats from parasites, hosts have evolved an elaborate series of preventative and controlling measures - the immune system - in order to reduce the fitness costs of parasitism. However, these measures do have associated costs. V
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ELSEVIER SCI LTD , 1996. Vol. 11, no 8, 317-321 p.
MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX; REPRODUCTIVE EFFORT; DISEASE; IMMUNOCOMPETENCE; HANDICAP; MALES
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-84219OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-84219DiVA: diva2:112127
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