Parasitic Nematodes: Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Immunology 2nd Edition
by Malcolm W. Kennedy (Editor), William Harnett (Editor)
Pages: 432 pages
Edition: 2 edition (September 23, 2013)
Covering a wide range of rapidly-developing fields of research into parasitic nematodes, this comprehensive volume discusses the genetics, biochemistry and immunology of nematode parasites of humans as well as domestic animals and plants. This fully-updated edition also covers new advances including horizontal gene transfer, immune expulsion mechanisms, genetics of susceptibility in humans, nematode protein structures, role of bacterial symbionts, intrinsic immune response, host immune system modulation, modulation of allergic and autoimmune diseases and the use of parasitic nematodes or their products as therapeutics.