The disulfide redox system of Schistosoma mansoni and the importance of a multifunctional enzyme, thioredoxin glutathione reductase.


Schistosoma mansoni, a causative agent of schistosomiasis, is a major cause of human morbidity in tropical countries. Adult schistosomes, which reside in the hepatic portal system, are exposed to reactive oxygen compounds through respiration and as a result of the host immune response. To minimize oxidative stress schistosomes must possess adequate… (More)


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