Transfer rate of IgG from the diet into the hemolymph

Range ~1:500 IgG consumed to reach hemolymph
Organism European corn borer Ostrinia nubilalis
Reference Jeffers LA, Michael Roe R. The movement of proteins across the insect and tick digestive system. J Insect Physiol. 2008 Feb54(2):319-32. p.322 right column top paragraphPubMed ID18177888
Primary Source Ben-Yakir, D., Shochat, C., 1996. The fate of immunoglobulin G fed to larvae of Ostrinia nubilalis. Entomological Experimentalis et Applicata 81, 1–5.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107306