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Parasite immune escape: new views into host-parasite interactions.

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For parasites of humans and animals that rely on vectors or on sexual contact for transmission, it is particularly important that infection does not to terminate before the occurrence of the crucial event that completes its lifecycle (e.g. another mosquito bite). For chronic infection to occur, it is essential that the parasite avoids clearance by the host immune system. Much progress has been made in elucidating the immunological interactions and the molecular mechanisms involved in the proc...

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10.1016/j.mib.2005.06.011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
Current opinion in microbiology
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
428-433
Publication date:
2005-08-05
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EISSN:
1879-0364
ISSN:
1369-5274
URN:
uuid:52673ba3-72f7-4f27-8ed3-2e3192e10a07
Source identifiers:
209395
Local pid:
pubs:209395

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