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Unusual Parasite Metabolism Offers Hope for a Global Health Problem

News   Jul 02, 2019 | Original story from the Donnelly Center

 
Unusual Parasite Metabolism Offers Hope for a Global Health Problem

Parasitic nematodes, such as whipworms and hookworms, disproportionately affect developing nations with more than one billion people suffering from infections that can cause lasting damage and can also be lethal. This illustration of a whipworm is from an 1830 French zoology textbook. Credit: WikiMedia Commons.

 
 
 

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