Advances in Parasitology: Volume 69
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First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.

Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on 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 shape current thinking and applications.

Eclectic volumes are supplemented by thematic volumes on various topics, including control of human parasitic diseases and global mapping of infectious diseases.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 310 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 22mm | 762.03g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 69th edition
  • 0123747953
  • 9780123747952
  • 2,160,505

Table of contents

1. Peptidases of Trematodes

Petr Horak; Libor Mikes; Martin Kasny; Jan Dvorak; Conor R. Caffrey; John P. Dalton

2. The surface glycocalyx of African trypanosomes and its role during the parasite interaction with the tsetse fly

Alvaro Acosta-Serrano; Lee Haines; Deidre Walshe; M. Lucia Guther; Michael Ferguson; Michael Lehane

3. Trichomonas vaginalis genome: extracting the biology out of its repetitive nature

Robert Hirt; Jane Carlton

4. Schistosomiasis in ECOWAS

Helene MONE; Moudachirou IBIKOUNLE; Achille MASSOUGBODJI; Gabriel MOUAHID
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Review quote

"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing."--PARASITOLOGY
"The policy of the editors of Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers."--ANNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY
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About S. I. Hay

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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