Glycobiology of the Leishmania parasite and emerging targets for antileishmanial drug discovery.


IMPORTANCE OF THE FIELD Parasitic diseases that pose a threat to human life include leishmaniasis - caused by protozoa of Leishmania species. Existing drugs have limitations due to deleterious side effects like teratogenicity and factors like cost and drug resistance, thus furthering the need to develop this area of research. AREAS COVERED IN THIS REVIEW… (More)
DOI: 10.1517/14728222.2010.495125


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