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- Developmental Immunology: An atlas for hemocytes in an insect
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- Structure, Classification and Functions of Insect Haemocytes
- Insect immunology and hematopoiesis.
Developmental Immunology: An atlas for hemocytes in an insect
Insect Immunity pp Cite as. Since the pioneer work of Swammerdam , who described the haemocytes of Pediculus humanus , the blood cells of insects have been the subject of numerous investigations. Until recently, haemocyte classifications were mainly based on the morphology and staining capacities of these cells as observed under light microscopy Wigglesworth, Several papers were published and discrepancies in haemocyte classification are obvious. For example, the same haemocyte type may be labelled differently in various insect species or even in the same species, depending on the author of the investigations.
Hemocytes are key players in the immune response against pathogens in insects. However, the hemocyte types and their functions in the white-spotted flower chafers, Protaetia brevitarsis seulensis Kolbe , are not known. In this study, we used various microscopes, molecular probes, and flow cytometric analyses to characterize the hemocytes in P. The circulating hemocytes were classified based on their size, morphology, and dye-staining properties into six types, including granulocytes, plasmatocytes, oenocytoids, spherulocytes, prohemocytes, and adipohemocytes. Next, we identified the professional phagocytes, granulocytes, which mediate encapsulation and phagocytosis of pathogens. The granulocytes were immunologically or morphologically activated and phagocytosed potentially hazardous substances in vivo. In addition, we showed that the phagocytosis by granulocytes is associated with autophagy, and that the activation of autophagy could be an efficient way to eliminate pathogens in this system.
Hemocytes are an important component of the insect immune system because of their involvement in coagulation, phagocytosis, and encapsulation. The larvae of the eri silkworm, Samia cynthia ricini , has been successfully used as insect model to study the innate immune response and antibacterial activity. This insect grows on host plants, such as cassava and castor leaves, and on artificial diets. Hence, it is important to assess the concentration of hemocytes in S. The hemocytes of S. The total hemocyte count THC was studied in four developmental stages, including 3 rd -, 4 th -, and 5 th -instar larvae, in addition to pupae. The results indicated that the THC in larvae reared on castor leaves decreased gradually in later developmental stages.
The initial effects of the infection by AgMNPV in the total and differential counts of the hemocytes in Anticarsia gemmatalis Lepidoptera: Noctuidae larvae were studied. The total number of the hemocytes did not decrease in infected larvae, as it occurred in non infected larvae. In infected larvae, the hemocyte types showed the following frequencies: plasmatocytes - Only the percentage of the granulocytes was different among infected and non infected larvae, indicating that these cells responded quickly to the initial viral infection. These results showed the effective role of the hemocytes in the response of the A.
Insect hemocytes recognize a variety of foreign targets as well as alterations to self. Both humoral and cell surface receptors are involved in these recognition events. Cross-talk between the immune and nervous system may also play a role in regulating inflammation-like responses in insects during infection.
Structure, Classification and Functions of Insect Haemocytes
Because termites Reticulitermes speratus are very small, it is difficult to conduct experiments involving pathogen injection and hemocyte collection. Therefore, to observe hemocyte-mediated immune responses against foreign substances, in vitro hemocyte culture is essential. Four types of hemocyte were identified, namely, granulocytes, plasmatocytes, oenocytoids, and prohemocytes, among which granulocytes are the main immune hemocytes that fight invasion by foreign substances.
The insect immune response demonstrates a number of structural and functional similarities to the innate immune system of mammals. As a result of these conserved features insects have become popular choices for evaluating the virulence of microbial pathogens or for assessing the efficacy of antimicrobial agents and give results which are comparable to those that can be obtained using mammals. Analysis of the cellular component of the insect and mammalian immune systems demonstrates many similarities. Insect hemocytes recognize pathogens and phagocytose material in a similar manner to neutrophils.
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Insect immunology and hematopoiesis.
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Hemocytes perform cellular immune reaction such as encapsulation, nodule formation and phagocytosis (Lavine & Strand ). Additionally, hemocytes have.