Treatment of schistosomiasis by purine nucleoside analogues in combination with nucleoside transport inhibitors.

@article{elKouni1987TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of schistosomiasis by purine nucleoside analogues in combination with nucleoside transport inhibitors.},
  author={Mahmoud H. el Kouni and Norma J. Messier and Sungman Cha},
  journal={Biochemical pharmacology},
  year={1987},
  volume={36 22},
  pages={
          3815-21
        }
}
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