Comparative Biochemistry of Parasites by Van Den Bossche,H Van den Bossche

By Van Den Bossche,H Van den Bossche

Comparative Biochemistry of Parasites comprises the lawsuits of a world symposium equipped through the Janssen study origin and held at Janssen Pharmaceutica in Belgium on September 1-3, 1971. The symposium reviewed development within the figuring out of the body structure and biochemistry of parasites corresponding to protozoa and helminths.
Organized into 34 chapters, this quantity starts with an summary of early learn on parasite biochemistry ahead of turning to a dialogue of antischistosomal medicines and their biochemical results on parasites. The reader is then brought to the biochemistry of carbohydrates in nematodes and cestodes; neurotransmitters in trematodes; pharmacological features and biochemical results of tetramisole; the mechanism of motion of berenil (Diminazene) and comparable compounds; and dihydrofolate reductases in parasitic protozoa and helminths. different chapters specialize in the lack of fatty acid biosynthesis in flatworms, the cytochrome procedure in Kinetoplastidae, oxidative phosphorylation in Moniezia mitochondria, and the function of non-heme iron in cestode breathing.
Scientists, really physiologists and biochemists, will locate this e-book a useful resource of knowledge on parasite body structure and biochemistry.

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