An investigation into schistosome digestive tract development reveals that the oesophageal gland, a site of protein secretion and entrance to the gut, could be… Read more »
The malaria parasite’s gametocyte-stage has been demonstrated in the field to heavily manipulate the blood-seeking behaviour of vector mosquitoes through… Read more »
A novel compound, active against a range of single celled parasites, has recently been discovered in the symbiotic bacteria living in the gills of a shipworm.
Bats have been identified as reservoir host for Leishmania parasites in Spain.
In a caste system similar to some social insects, larval stages of some parasitic trematodes are allocated to be soldiers to defend the colony when under… Read more »