The Role of Microscopy in the Investigation of Paramyosin as a Vaccine Candidate against Schistosoma japonicum.


There has been growing interest in paramyosin as a vaccine component to combat schistosomiasis. Immunological and molecular techniques have been used in the past to investigate the effectiveness of a paramyosin vaccine as an anti-schistosomal treatment. However, recent localization studies at ultrastructural and morphological levels have highlighted a… (More)