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Any blood or formed element especially in invertebrates. Free floating cells within the haemolymph; play a role in insect immune responses e.g. to parasitoid eggs.

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... Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, UK. n.parkinson@csl.gov.uk Venom from the parasitoid wasp Pimpla hypochondriaca has potent in vivo activity against insect haemocytes and disrupts host immune responses. Using hybridisation techniques, and more recently random sequence analysis, we had previously identified ...

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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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