Advances in Parasitology: Volume 91

Advances in Parasitology: Volume 91

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First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology. The series includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which help to shape current thinking and applications. The 2014 impact factor is 6.226.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 436 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28.7mm | 580g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128051310
  • 9780128051313

Table of contents

Malaria Parasite Proteins and Their Role in Alteration of the Structure and Function of Red Blood Cells
Nicholas I. Proellocks, Ross L. Coppel, Narla Mohandas and Brian M. Cooke
Harnessing the Toxocara Genome to Underpin Toxocariasis Research and New Interventions
Robin B. Gasser, Pasi K. Korhonen, Xingquan Zhu and Neil D. Young
Coinfection of Schistosoma Species with Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C Viruses
Amy Abruzzi, Bernard Fried and Sukaina B. Alikhan
Recent Advances in Elucidating Nematode Moulting - Prospects of Using Oesophagostomum dentatum as a Model
Martina Ondrovics, Robin B. Gasser and Anja Joachim
A Population Biology Perspective on the Stepwise Infection Process of the Bacterial Pathogen Pasteuria ramosa in Daphnia
Dieter Ebert, David Duneau, Matthew D. Hall, Pepijn Luijckx, Jason P. Andras, Louis Du Pasquier and Frida Ben-Ami
The Increase of Exotic Zoonotic Helminth Infections: The Impact of Urbanisation, Climate Change and Globalisation
Catherine A. Gordon, Donald P. McManus, Malcolm K. Jones, Darren J. Gray and Geoffrey N. Gobert
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About David Rollinson

Professor David Rollinson is a Merit Research Scientist at the Natural History Museum in London, where he leads a research team in the Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories and directs the WHO Collaborating Centre for schistosomiasis. He has had a long fascination with parasites and the diseases that they cause, this has involved him in many overseas projects especially in Africa. He is on the WHO Expert Advisory Panel of parasitic diseases, the editor of Advances in Parasitology and a former President of the World Federation of Parasitologists. His research group uses a multidisciplinary approach, which combines detailed molecular studies in the laboratory with ongoing collaborative studies in endemic areas of disease, to explore the intriguing world of parasites in order to help control and eliminate parasitic diseases. Prof. Russell Stothard is Chair in Medical Parasitology at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
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