Chapter 11. Stress Effects on Immunity in Vertebrates and Invertebrates

  1. Prof. Dr. Hermona Soreq1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Alon Friedman2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Daniela Kaufer3
  1. Michael Shapira

Published Online: 2 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628346.ch11

Stress - From Molecules to Behavior: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Neurobiology of Stress Responses

Stress - From Molecules to Behavior: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Neurobiology of Stress Responses

How to Cite

Shapira, M. (2009) Stress Effects on Immunity in Vertebrates and Invertebrates, in Stress - From Molecules to Behavior: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Neurobiology of Stress Responses (eds H. Soreq, A. Friedman and D. Kaufer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628346.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Biological Chemistry, Safra Campus - Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel

  2. 2

    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Departments of Physiology and Neurosurgery, Zlotowksi Centre for Neuroscience, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel

  3. 3

    University of California, Berkeley, Department of Integrative Biology, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. 3140, Berkeley, CA 94720-3140, USA

Author Information

  1. University of California, Berkeley, Department of Integrative Biology, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. 3140, Berkeley, CA 94720-3140, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323746

Online ISBN: 9783527628346

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Keywords:

  • acute stress;
  • chronic stress;
  • innate immunity;
  • adaptive response;
  • caenorhabditis elegans;
  • crustaceans;
  • mollusks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Neuroendocrine Stress Response in Vertebrates and Invertebrates

  • The Immune System in Vertebrates and Invertebrates

  • Summary and Future Prospects

  • References