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Foundations of Parasitology (International Edition) - 7th edition

Foundations of Parasitology (International Edition) (ISBN10: 0071112715; ISBN13: 9780071112710)
ISBN13: 978-0071112710
ISBN10: 0071112715

Summary:
  • JPEG files of art from the text will be available online.
  • The numerous changes in Chapter 1 include updating the table on global prevalence of various human parasites. There is also a new section entitled "Parasitology for Fun and Profit" to emphasize the fascinating study of parasites.
  • Chapter 2 has been completely reorganized and retitled "Parasite Systematics, Ecology, and E
    vo-lution." There is increased emphasis on molecular systematics and on cladistics, providing some examples here and a plethora of examples in chapters to follow. A short section on evolution of virulence has been added.
  • Chapter 3 has been rewritten, reorganized, and expanded, including a new section introducing antimicrobial peptides (defensins) and Toll-like receptors and new tables listing the many ways that protozoan and helminth parasites evade host defenses. The figure illustrating effects of cytokines on various cells has been redrawn and made easier to follow.
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Summary:
  • JPEG files of art from the text will be available online.
  • The numerous changes in Chapter 1 include updating the table on global prevalence of various human parasites. There is also a new section entitled "Parasitology for Fun and Profit" to emphasize the fascinating study of parasites.
  • Chapter 2 has been completely reorganized and retitled "Parasite Systematics, Ecology, and Evo-lution." There is increased emphasis on molecular systematics and on cladistics, providing some examples here and a plethora of examples in chapters to follow. A short section on evolution of virulence has been added.
  • Chapter 3 has been rewritten, reorganized, and expanded, including a new section introducing antimicrobial peptides (defensins) and Toll-like receptors and new tables listing the many ways that protozoan and helminth parasites evade host defenses. The figure illustrating effects of cytokines on various cells has been redrawn and made easier to follow.
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Edition/Copyright: 7TH 04
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2004
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