Pathogen Detectors Collective disease defence and pathogen detection abilities in ant societies: a chemo-neuro-immunological approach

Project Period: 2012-04-01 – 2014-03-31
Externally Funded
Acronym
Pathogen Detectors
Principal Investigator
Line V Ugelvig
Department(s)
Cremer Group
Grant Number
302004
Funding Organisation
EC/FP7

3 Publications

2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 616 | OA
Destructive disinfection of infected brood prevents systemic disease spread in ant colonies
C. Pull, L.V. Ugelvig, F. Wiesenhofer, A.V. Grasse, S. Tragust, T. Schmitt, M. Brown, S. Cremer, ELife 7 (2018).
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2013 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2926
Ants disinfect fungus-exposed brood by oral uptake and spread of their poison
S. Tragust, B. Mitteregger, V. Barone, M. Konrad, L.V. Ugelvig, S. Cremer, Current Biology 23 (2013) 76–82.
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1830 | OA
Opposing effects of allogrooming on disease transmission in ant societies
F. Theis, L.V. Ugelvig, C. Marr, S. Cremer, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 370 (2015).
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