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Biochemical Adaptation in Parasites

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In recent years, parasitologists have learned much about the way in which parasite biochemistry differs from that of free-living organisms. Inside the host, factors such as temperature, oxygen tension, carbon dioxide concentration and pH have important consequences for the biochemistry and physiology of the parasitic organism. Strong selection pressure therefore operates at all stages of a parasite's life cycle. The parasite's adaptational response to this pressure is the subject of this book.

Biochemical Adaptation in Parasites 1989, Springer, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780412325304

1989 edition