Partial characterisation of carbohydrate-rich Echinococcus granulosus coproantigens

F.A. Elayoubi, A. Fraser, D.J. Jenkins, P.S. Craig

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Abstract

E. granulosus naturally infected dogs were highly glycosylated and contain ß- galactose and N-acetyl-ß-glucosamine. The putative relationship of antigenic molecules with the tapeworm glycocalyx is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1553-1559
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal for Parasitology
Volume33
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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Echinococcus granulosus
Glycocalyx
Cestoda
Glucosamine
Galactose
Carbohydrates
Dogs

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Partial characterisation of carbohydrate-rich Echinococcus granulosus coproantigens. / Elayoubi, F.A.; Fraser, A.; Jenkins, D.J.; Craig, P.S.

In: International Journal for Parasitology, Vol. 33, No. 13, 2003, p. 1553-1559.

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