Advances in Parasitology: Volume 56
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Advances in Parasitology: Volume 56

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Advances in Parasitology is a serial containing in-depth reviews on current topics of interest in contemporary parasitology. It includes medical studies on parasites of major influence, such as trypanosomiasis and scabies, and more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which shape current thinking and applications.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 284 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 18mm | 539.78g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120317567
  • 9780120317561

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"...indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers."
--ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY


"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing."
--PARASITOLOGY
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Table of contents

lycoinositolphospholipid from Trypanosoma cruzi: Structure, Biosynthesis and Immunobiology
Biodiversity and Evolution of the Myxozoa
The Mitochondrial Genomics of Parasitic Nematodes of Socio-Economic Importance: Recent Progress, and Implications for Populations Genetics and Systematics Studies
The Cytoskeleton and Motility in Apicomplexan Invasion
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About John R. Baker

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.
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