Ideas tagged with parasite

A proposal to search for patterns of genome changes across parasites

Parasites have co-evolved along with their hosts to utilise the host machinery to complete parts of the parasite’s life cycle. Despite potentially large implications for disease biology, common denominators for gene loss and gene gain have not been studied for human and important zoonotic parasi...

By Sukant Khurana, Srijoni Basu, Shail Adrian Jagmag

Repurposing antipsychotic and sleep disorder drugs as anti-parasitics

Antipsychotic and sleep disorder drugs represent a rapidly growing, global market [(1)]( Novel drugs targeting melatonin [(2)](, serotonin [(3)](, d...

By Johnathan Dalzell