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By J. R. Baker, R. Muller

Meant for examine scientists in all branches of organic parasitology, this e-book explores a variety of themes from the sphere. between these mentioned are the dactlosomatidae and the lifestyles cycles of consultant species in their genera, the synthesis and catabolism of amino acids in helminths, the consequences of marine toxins at the parasites of marine animals, the an infection of inbred mice with ''schistosoma japonicum'', and the biology, body structure and improvement of helminths cultivated on chick embryo, bearing on those to the constitution, body structure and biochemistry of embryo membranes.

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R. 28. Repeated merogonic replication of Babesiosoma stableri within salivary cells produces large numbers of elongate merozoites that are infective to frogs. When Desserobdella picta next feeds, the merozoites are injected into the bite wound when the leech secretes the electron-dense salivary secretions (Ss). Bar = 1 l m . examined in the context of host and vector biology. The incidence of B. stableri in the three sympatric ranid hosts during the study is summarized in Fig. 29. 16% of animals examined) of B.

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1988) 44 J. BARRETT B. FREE AMINO ACIDS Compared with the protein amino acids, the free amino acid fraction in tissues is small and piobably represents several independent pools. In vertebrates, free amino acid levels range from 10 to 50mg per 1OOg fresh weight; in invertebrates, the figures are usually much higher (300-3000 mg per lOOg fresh weight), with the highest values being found in marine invertebrates (Awapara, 1962). Parasitic helminths show a similar wide range of free amino acid levels, with the highest levels being found in marine monogeneans (Arme, 1977).

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