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Pharmacologically Active Peptides produced in the Tissues of the Host during Chronic Trypanosome Infections

Naturevolume 212pages190191 (1966) | Download Citation



IN recent years evidence has been accumulating which suggests that pharmacologically active peptides are of importance in the pathology of some acute parasitic infections1–4. The present work has been to extend these studies to chronic infections, and in all experiments so far trypanosomes have been used as test organisms.

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  1. Nuffield Institute of Comparative Medicine, The Zoological Society of London, London, N.W.1

    • P. F. L. BOREHAM


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