Schistosomiasis from a Snail's Perspective: Advances in Snail Immunity.

Abstract

The snail's immune response is an important determinant of schistosome infection success, acting in concert with host, parasite, and environmental factors. Coordinated by haemocytes and humoral factors, it possesses immunological hallmarks such as pattern recognition receptors, and predicted gastropod-unique factors like the immunoglobulin superfamily… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pt.2017.07.006

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