|文摘: ||Viral infections: Mechanisms and importance of apoptosis during reovirus infections. Poliovirus, pathogenesis of poliomyelitis and apoptosis. Neuronal cell death in alphavirus encephalomyelitis. HSV-induced apoptosis in herpes encephalitis. The role of apoptosis in defense against baculovirus infection in insects.- Bacterial infections: The role of host cell death in Salmonella infections. Role of macrophage apoptosis in Yersinia pathogenesis.- Parasitic infections: Entamoeba histolytica activates host cell caspases during contact-dependent cell killing. Interactions between malaria and mosquitoes: the role of apoptosis in parasite establishment and vector response to infection. Apoptosis and its modulation during infection with Toxoplasma gondii: Molecular mechanisms and role in pathogenesis.- Immune responses: Modulation of the immune response in the nervous system by rabies virus. Apoptotic cells at the crossroads of tolerance and immunity.- Subject index.