Journal article

Phenotypic plasticity of host–parasite interactions in response to the route of infection

  • Vizoso, Dita B. Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, Fribourg University, Switzerland - Institute of Zoology and Limnology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Ebert, Dieter Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, Fribourg University, Switzerland
    17.05.2005
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  • Journal of Evolutionary Biology. - 2005, vol. 18(4), no. 911
English The microsporidium Octosporea bayeri can infect its host, the planktonic crustacean Daphnia magna, vertically and horizontally. The two routes differ greatly in the way the parasite leaves the harbouring host (transmission) and in the way it enters a new, susceptible host (infection). Infections resulting from each route may thus vary in the way they affect host and parasite life-histories... Show more…
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Faculté des sciences
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Biologie
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  • English
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Biology
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