Effect of bile salts on oviposition in vitro by Schistosoma mansoni

@article{Badr1999EffectOB,
  title={Effect of bile salts on oviposition in vitro by Schistosoma mansoni},
  author={Sherine G. E. Badr and Livia Pica-Mattoccia and Rolando Moroni and Mario Angelico and Donato Cioli},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={1999},
  volume={85},
  pages={421-423}
}
Adult pairs of Schistosoma mansoni were kept in culture in the presence or absence of various bile salts and the numbers of parasite eggs deposited in vitro were monitored for 2 weeks. The hydrophilic bile salt tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA) was found to produce a highly significant increase in the number of eggs deposited during the 1st week of culture… CONTINUE READING