Characterization of the methionine sulfoxide reductases of Schistosoma mansoni.


Schistosomiasis, also known as Bilharzia, is an infectious disease caused by several species of Schistosoma. Twenty million individuals suffer severe symptoms and 200,000 people die annually from the disease. The host responds to the presence of S. mansoni by producing reactive oxygen species that cause oxidative stress. We hypothesized that schistosomes… (More)
DOI: 10.1645/GE-2062.1


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