Characterisation of Necator americanus excretory/secretory products

Logan, Jayden Anthony (2019) Characterisation of Necator americanus excretory/secretory products. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Jayden Logan studied the excretory/secretory proteins from the human hookworm. He made some of these proteins outside of the worm and tested them in inflammatory models of disease. One of these proteins selectively suppressed the production of inflammatory cytokines. These results provide potential candidates for treating immune diseases.

Item ID: 67910
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: proteins, parasites, hookworms, Necator americanus, inflammatory diseases, immunology, mouse models
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2019 Jayden Anthony Logan.
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2021 02:25
FoR Codes: 31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3102 Bioinformatics and computational biology > 310205 Proteomics and metabolomics @ 50%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3104 Evolutionary biology > 310407 Host-parasite interactions @ 50%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2001 Clinical health > 200105 Treatment of human diseases and conditions @ 100%
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