Description

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.

Key Features

* Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field * Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts

Readership

Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine and entomology.

Table of Contents

1. Peptidases of Trematodes Petr Horák; Libor Mikeš; Martin Kašný; Jan Dvořák; 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 Hélène MONÉ; Moudachirou IBIKOUNLE; Achille MASSOUGBODJI; Gabriel MOUAHID

Details

No. of pages:
310
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780080950969
Print ISBN:
9780123747952
Print ISBN:
9780323165778

Reviews

"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."--ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY