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Author Mansour, Tag E.

Title Chemotherapeutic targets in parasites : contemporary strategies / Tag E. Mansour ; with the assistance of Joan MacKinnon Mansour
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 The Search for Antiparasitic Agents; 2 Biophysical, Genomic, and Proteomic Analysis of Drug Targets; 3 Energy Metabolism in Parasitic Helminths; 4 Antimalarial Agents and Their Targets; 5 Antitrypanosomal and Antileishmanial Targets; 6 Targets in Amitochondrial Protists; 7 Neuromuscular Structures and Microtubules as Targets; 8 Targets in the Tegument of Flatworms; Epilogue; Index
Summary Chemotherapeutic Targets in Parasites analyzes the critical metabolic reactions and structural features essential for parasite survival, and advocates the latest molecular strategies with which to identify effective antiparasitic agents. Emphasized throughout is the design of more selective and less toxic drugs than in the past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Antiparasitic agents.
Parasitic diseases -- Chemotherapy.
Antiparasitic Agents -- therapeutic use.
Parasitic Diseases -- drug therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Mansour, Joan MacKinnon.
LC no. 2002067057
ISBN 0511059671
0511065981 (electronic bk.)
0511180519 (electronic bk.)
0511546440 (electronic book)
9780511065989 (electronic bk.)
9780511180514 (electronic bk.)
9780511546440 (electronic book)