Manduca sexta research
How Bath’s Manduca sexta colony helps us understand human disease
Bath's Manduca sexta colony
Moths and caterpillars of the Tobacco Hornworm (Manduca sexta) have been used for decades to study immunity, microbial pathogenicity, neurotoxicity, and flight mechanics. Bath’s Manduca colony dates back to the original field isolates collected by Yamamoto in North Carolina in...