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Parasites, molecular biology, drug and vaccine design

proceedings of a UCLA Symposium held at Keystone, Colorado, April 3-10, 1989

by UCLA Symposium (1989 Apr. 3-10 Keystone, Colo.)

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Published by Wiley-Liss in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiparasitic agents -- Design -- Congresses.,
  • Parasite vaccines -- Design -- Congresses.,
  • Parasite antigens -- Congresses.,
  • Host-parasite relationships -- Congresses.,
  • Drug Design -- congresses.,
  • Genetics, Biochemical -- congresses.,
  • Host-Parasite Relations -- congresses.,
  • Models, Genetic -- congresses.,
  • Parasites -- congresses.,
  • Vaccines -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors: Nina Agabian, Anthony Cerami.
    SeriesUCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology ;, new ser., v. 130
    ContributionsAgabian, Nina., Cerami, Anthony, 1940-, University of California, Los Angeles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM412 .U25 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 504 p. :
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2225790M
    ISBN 100471567647
    LC Control Number89070682

    Molecular Biology Approaches and DNA Vaccines. Molecular biology and genomics have opened new areas for drug and vaccine research in parasitic diseases. Remme’s paper has highlighted some key areas where genomic techniques have the potential of generating breakthroughs in .   Schistosomiasis, caused mainly by S. mansoni, S. haematobium and S. japonicum, continues to be a serious tropical disease and public health problem resulting in an unacceptably high level of morbidity in countries where it is endemic. Praziquantel, the only drug currently available for treatment, is unable to kill developing schistosomes, it does not prevent re-infection and its continued.

    Development and Assessment of Transgenic Rodent Parasites for the Pre-clinical Evaluation of Malaria Vaccines.- DNA Integration in Leishmania Genome: an Application for Vaccine Development and Drug Screening.- Methods to Evaluate the Preclinical Safety and Immunogenicity of Genetically Modified Live Attenuated Leishmania Parasite Vaccines Dr. Chauhan's research focuses on Malaria vaccine and drug development. Dr. Chauhan has written numerous articles related to the Fields of malarial biology and drug discovery. Dr. Chaudan is also co-editor of Recombinant and Synthetic Vaccines (Springer ).

    Structural and computational approaches to drug and vaccine design. Shared Interests and Overlaps HIV Immunopathogenesis and Vaccine Development (HIVD): Structural, molecular, and non-immunological studies on HIV infection, pathogenesis, persistence, and therapeutics, including the targeting and elimination of HIV reservoirs, are reviewed in HVCD. vaccine development; focus on immunity to major viral, bacterial, and fungal human pathogens using multidisciplinary approaches in immunology, structural biology,and biochemistry to study antibody-antigen interactions at the molecular level. Website.


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This book is the conference proceedings of a UCLA Symposium on molecular and cellular biology held in Colorado, USA, in April There is no introduction and, apart from a broad grouping of papers into topics, there molecular biology little obvious structure to the book.

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A valuable, new source, Parasites Medical Parasitology is the only text of its kind -- one that applies broad concepts and current scientific advances from both molecular biology and biochemistry to the study of parasitic organisms.

An internationally renowned team of scientists and physicians places parasites in their broad biological contexts. As a post-doctoral fellow he spent three years in the parasitology and tropical disease laboratory of Prof.

James H. McKerrow at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Within the Molecular Design Institute at UCSF Dr. Selzer was introduced to modern drug discovery approaches and technologies. This heavily illustrated text teaches parasitology from a biological perspective.

It combines classical descriptive biology of parasites with modern cell and molecular biology approaches, and also addresses parasite evolution and ecology. Parasites found in mammals, non-mammalian vertebrates, and invertebrates are systematically treated, incorporating the latest knowledge about their cell and.

The design of human vaccines for viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic and prion diseases as well as vaccines for drug abuse, allergy, and tumor vaccines are also described in this volume. As a volume in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters contain introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible.

This text provides a practical guide providing step-by-step protocol to design and develop vaccines. Chapters detail protocols for developing novel vaccines against infectious bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites for humans and animals.

In book: Molecular Cloning - Selected Applications in Medicine and Biology The recent development of synthetic genomics may provide a further opportunity to design vaccines. In order to. The first three chapters in the text are concerned with how parasites 'work,' their biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and physiology.

The remaining chapters cover ecology and epidemiology, immunology and chemotherapy, with the final chapter covering integrated control. This text provides a practical guide providing step-by-step protocol to design and develop vaccines.

Chapters detail protocols for developing novel vaccines against infectious bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites for humans and : Paperback.

The ultimate goal of these studies will be the identification of targets for the design of drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines. In addition, the accessibility of some of these parasites to multiple genetic manipulations have transformed them in model systems in cell and molecular biology studies that could lead to the understanding of basic biological processes, as well as their evolution and pathogenesis.

This heavily illustrated text teaches parasitology from a biological perspective. It combines classical descriptive biology of parasites with modern cell and molecular biology approaches, and also addresses parasite evolution and ecology.

Parasites found in mammals, non-mammalian. Plasmodium parasites are the causative agent of malaria, a disease that kills approximatelyindividuals annually, with the majority of deaths occurring in children under the age of 5 years and the development of a malaria vaccine is a global health dium parasites undergo a complex life cycle requiring numerous diverse protein families.

Title(s): Parasites, molecular biology, drug and vaccine design: proceedings of a UCLA Symposium held at Keystone, Colorado, April/ editors: Nina Agabian, Anthony Cerami.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York: Wiley-Liss, c Parasites: molecular biology, drug and vaccine design: proceedings of a UCLA symposium held at Keystone, Colorado, April/ ed. Nina Agabian, Anthony Ceramy Date: Editeur / Publisher: New York [etc]: Wiley-Liss, The study of parasitic organisms at the molecular level has yielded fascinating new insights of great medical, social, and economical importance, and has pointed the way for the treatment and prevention of the diseases they cause.

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For centuries, malaria parasites have successfully evaded the biological defenses of their human hosts. Researchers are perplexed by the complexity of these organisms, and many questions remain unanswered.

By the yearadvances in the field of parasite biology will have exposed many of the complex biochemical mechanisms that allow this evasion to occur.