Chemotherapeutic targets in parasites [electronic resource] : contemporary strategies / Tag E. Mansour ; with the assistance of Joan MacKinnon Mansour.
- Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2002.
1 online resource (242 p.)
- Antiparasitic agents.
Parasitic diseases -- Chemotherapy.
- Electronic books.
- 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.
- 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
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Mansour, Joan MacKinnon.
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