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Comparative Biochemistry of Parasitic Helminths

Author: Eva-Maria Bennet; Carolyn Behm; Christopher Bryant
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1989.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Professor John Sprent first suggested, in 1982, that the Australian Society for Parasitology should bid for the opportunity to mount the Sixth International Congress of Parasitology, the immediate reaction was one of disbelief. However, in the two years or so before ICOPA 5, in Toronto, he used his considerable powers to the utmost and spent himself unstintingly in persuading Australian parasitologists to put  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: Eva-Maria Bennet; Carolyn Behm; Christopher Bryant
ISBN: 9789400908338 9400908334
OCLC Number: 851367914
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 180 pages)
Contents: 1 Ascris suum: a useful model for anerobic mitochondrial metabolism and the transition in aerobic-anaerobic developing parasitic helminths --
2 The role of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT: serotonin) in glucose transport, intermediary carbohydrate metabolism and helminth neurobiology --
3 What are the functions of the catecholamines and 5-hydroxytryptamine in the parasitic nematodes? --
4 The physiological significance of Complex II (succinate-ubiquinone reductase) in respiratory adaptation --
5 Oxygen and the lower Metazoa --
6 How do parasitic helminths use and survive oxygen and oxygen metabolites? --
7 Carbohydrate and energy metabolism in adult schistosomes: a reappraisal --
8 Using carbon-13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy to study helminth metabolism --
9 Detoxification reactions in parasitic helminths --
10 Parasite transport and inactivation functions involved in antiparasitic efficacy --
11 The molecular biology of drug resistance in parasitic helminths --
12 Comparative biochemistry of parasites and its role in drug resistance --
an investigation of species differences in tubulin --
13 Systemic effects of helminth infections as revealed by serum LDH isozymes and kinetic parameters of transport (Vmax and K1) of the host tissue --
Helminth index.
Responsibility: edited by Eva-Maria Bennet, Carolyn Behm, Christopher Bryant.

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