Amruta S. Mhashilkar

We don’t have enough information about this author to calculate their statistics. If you think this is an error let us know.
Learn More
BACKGROUND A homologue of the ecdysone receptor has previously been identified in human filarial parasites. As the ecdysone receptor is not found in vertebrates, it and the regulatory pathways it controls represent attractive potential chemotherapeutic targets. METHODOLOGY/ PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Administration of 20-hydroxyecdysone to gerbils infected with(More)
Onchocerciasis (river blindness) is a neglected tropical disease that has been successfully targeted by mass drug treatment programs in the Americas and small parts of Africa. Achieving the long-term goal of elimination of onchocerciasis, however, requires additional tools, including drugs, vaccines, and biomarkers of infection. Here, we describe the(More)
  • 1