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Characterization of tapeworm metabolites and their reported biological activities

Wangchuk, Phurpa; Constantinoiu, Constantin; Eichenberger, Ramon M.; Field, Matthew; Loukas, Alex


Parasitic helminths infect billions of people, livestock, and companion animals worldwide. Recently, they have been explored as a novel therapeutic modality to treat autoimmune diseases due to their potent immunoregulatory properties. While feeding in the gut/organs/tissues, the parasitic helminths actively release excretory-secretory products (ESP) to modify their environment and promote their survival. The ESP proteins of helminths have been widely studied. However, there are only limited...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-04-15
Type: Journal article
Source: Molecules
DOI: 10.3390/molecules24081480
Access Rights: Open Access


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