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Biology of Parasitism

Author: Christian Tschudi; Edward J Pearce
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biology of Parasitism is based on the Biology of Parasitism Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Having just celebrated its 20th offering, this Course has distinguished itself as the premier, world-renowned training ground for future generations of parasitologists. The primary goal of the Course is to attract and introduce the very best and most promising young researchers to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Tschudi; Edward J Pearce
ISBN: 9781475746228 1475746229
OCLC Number: 851741921
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Contents: Molecular Biology --
1 Import of Nuclear Encoded tRNA into Mitochondria --
2 RNA Metabolism in Trypanosomes: Approaches to Unravel pre-mRNA Signals Required for Intron Removal --
3 Stable Transfection of Plasmodium berghei: A Crash Course --
Biochemistry --
4 Malaria Chemotherapy: Paradigms from Pyrimidine Metabolism --
5 Polyamine and Glutathione Biosynthetic Enzymes from Trypanosoma brucei and Trypanosoma cruzi --
6 Acetylcholinesterases of Gastrointestinal Nematodes --
Cell Biology --
7 Toxoplasma as a Model Apicomplexan Parasite: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Beyond --
8 The Trichomonad Hydrogenosome --
9 Lysosome Exocytosis and Invasion of Non-Phagocytic Host Cells by Trypanosoma cruzi --
10 Cell Biological Approaches to the Study of Intracellular Pathogens: Motility, Invasion, Secretion and Vesicular Trafficking --
Immunology --
11 Cytokine Regulation of Filaria: Induced Airway and Corneal Disease --
12 Molecular Mechanisms of Granuloma Formation in Schistosomiasis --
13 Experimental Approaches to Studying the Immunology of Parasitic Diseases --
Participants in the Biology of Parasitism Course 1998 --
Participants in the Biology of Parasitism Course 1999.
Responsibility: edited by Christian Tschudi, Edward J. Pearce.

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