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Functional analysis of nematode nicotinic receptors

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Parasitic nematodes pose a significant threat to the health and economic welfare of communities worldwide, both directly through human disease and indirectly through infection of livestock and crop. At present, anthelmintic drugs such as the nicotinic agonists, which target nematode nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs), offer a facile and cost-effective method of controlling both human and animal infection. Unfortunately, the continued heavy reliance on such compounds has led to the ine...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/biohorizons/hzq005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Physiology,Anatomy and Genetics,Department of
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University of Georgia
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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Bioscience Horizons Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
29-39
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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1754-7431
URN:
uuid:72e6cfe5-1aeb-45b5-8d0a-ba62e1b2faf6
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ora:7783

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