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
Pathogen Detectors
Principal Investigator
Line V Ugelvig
Cremer Group
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Funding Organisation

3 Publications

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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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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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).
[Published Version] View | Files available | DOI | WoS