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By Clint E. Carter, Brian M. Wickwire (auth.), Thomas C. Cheng (eds.)

The examine of parasites and their interactions with hosts keeps to symbolize a difficult quarter of contemporary biology. the supply of latest suggestions and instrumentation, coupled with the advance of bold new hypotheses and ideas, has cleared the path for the dramatic evolution of parasitology from a static descriptive exercise to a dynamic one according to biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, and sleek phone biology. stories of this nature evidently fall in the area of pathobiology. for that reason, whilst the contributions integrated during this quantity of Comparative PathobioZogy have been provided to this sequence. after severe overview, we welcomed the chance to lead them to to be had to the clinical group. The contributions integrated herein signify displays added earlier than enthusiastic audiences at 3 assorted symposia, all held in 1983. the 1st, entitled "Some facets of contemporary Parasitology", used to be geared up via Dr. Gary E. Rodrick of the college of South Florida and myself on behalf of the yankee Society of Zoologists. The chapters by way of C. E. Carter and B. M. Wickwire. B. J. Bogitsh, and W. M. Kemp have been initially offered at that symposium. the second one symposium. equipped via Dr. G. Balouet of the Faculte de Medecine, Brest, France, and myself on behalf,of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, used to be entitled "Cellular Reactions in Invertebrates." The chapters by way of G. Balouet and M. Poder and M. Brehelin have been initially provided at this symposium.

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Caulfield, J. , and David, J. R. (1980). Sahistosoma mansoni: Post-transitional surface changes in schistosomu1a grown in vitro and in mice. Exp. , 50, 369-383. , Ouaissi, M. , and Capron, A. (1979). Receptors for complement (C1z and C3b) on the immature forms of Sahistosom~ mansoni. ICRS Med. , 7, 576. , Ouaissi, M. , and Capron, A. (1980). Interaction between Sahistosoma mansoni and the complement system. Binding of C1q to schistosomu1a. J. , 124, 2886-2891. 38 w. M. , Hall, B. , and Vadas, M.

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And Rosier, J. G. (1978). Schistosoma mansoni: Identification of immunoglobulins associated with the tegument of adult parasites from mice. Exp. , 45, 81-87. Kemp, W. , Brown, P. , Merritt, S. , and Miller, R. E. (1980). Tegument associated antigen modulation by adult male Schistosoma mansoni. J. , 124, 806-811. McGuinness, T. B. and Kemp, W. M. (1981). Schistosoma mansoni: Evidence for a complement dependent receptor on adult male parasites. Exp. , 51, 236-242. PARASITE IMMUNE ESCAPE MECHANISMS 37 McLaren, D.

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