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Published by Oliver and Boyd .
Written in English


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Statementby J.D. Smith.
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Open LibraryOL14886530M
ISBN 100050018213

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This is an updated and expanded version of Professor Smyth's earlier work The Physiology of Cestodes () which presented for the first time an overview of the physiology of these parasitic worms, many species of which cause serious, often fatal, diseases in man and domestic : $ The Physiology and Biochemistry of Cestodes J. D. Smyth, D. P. McManus This is an updated and expanded version of Professor Smyth's earlier work The Physiology of Cestodes () which presented for the first time an overview of the physiology of these parasitic worms, many species of which cause serious, often fatal, diseases in man and domestic animals. The book also shows how cestodes are increasingly being recognized as valuable models for transport and cell differentiation. Medical and veterinary students as well as students in parasitology and zoology will find this book an invaluable Physiology and Biochemistry of Cestodes (Paperback).   The cestodes, or tapeworms, are a group of parasitic worms many species of which cause serious, often fatal, diseases in man and domestic animals throughout the world. This book is an updated and expanded version of Professor Smyth's The Physiology of Cestodes ().

Professor Smyth has succeeded admirably in condensing present-day knowledge of the physiology of cestodes into a small volume. The book is one which all helminthologists will find profit in by: Tapeworms are ribbon-shaped multisegmented flatworms that dwell as adults entirely in the human small intestine. The larval forms lodge in skin, liver, muscles, the central nervous system, or any of various other organs. Their life cycles involve a specialized pattern of survival and transfer to specific intermediate hosts, by which they are transferred to another human host. Each pattern is. The book will be well received by students students Subject Category: People Groups see more details, for whom the series is primarily designed, wishing to understand parasites and parasitology. It is an outstanding, well illustrated review, citing almost references and with a subject index of 24 pages, but it is the most expensive in the series (70s hardback, 42s paperback).Cited by: * Cestodes have been shown to produce their own enzymes and increase the rate of starch hydrolysis thus indicating membrane digestion. * By secreting cGMP (cyclic guanosine monophosphate), tapeworms cause the contraction of intestinal smooth muscle (of the host) which significantly decreases the flow of material through the host's intestine.

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