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The tapeworm Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda: Pseudophyllidea) inhibits LH expression and puberty in its teleost host, Rutilus rutilus.
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Results reflect a significant and measurable effect of parasitism on the pituitary gland, and lend support to the hypothesis that excretory/secretory products released from the parasite interact with the brain-pituitary-gonadal axis of the fish host and thus inhibit gonadal development. Expand
TWO NEW HOSTS FOR PERIDERMIUM PYRIFORME
Peridermium pyriforme Peck, which is the aecial form of Cronartium pyriforme (Peck) Hedge, and Long, was collected for the first time on Pinus rígida Mill, by the senior writer on June 16, 1915, nearExpand