Biomphalaria Snails and Larval Trematodes by Philippe Jarne, Jena-Pierre Pointier (auth.), Rafael Toledo,

By Philippe Jarne, Jena-Pierre Pointier (auth.), Rafael Toledo, Bernard Fried (eds.)

This e-book on “Biomphalaria Snails and Larval Trematodes” provides brand new details at the interactions of those snails and their trematode parasites, rather on Schistosoma spp. larvae. Snails of the genus Biomphalaria are of important scientific value on account that numerous species during this genus are obligate intermediate hosts of the human blood fluke S. mansoni, the causative agent of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis. as well as the effect of Biomphalaria spp. on public wellbeing and fitness, those snails also are attention-grabbing versions for the examine of different issues resembling inhabitants biology, together with genetics and demography, proteomics, invertebrate immunobiology, mating platforms, biogeography, between others. A function of this e-book is to supply an summary of the new advances in Biomphalaria spp.-larval trematode interactions, in particular in Biomphalaria-schistosome structures. Emphasis is put on gaps in our wisdom that must be stuffed to achieve a greater knowing of the relationships in those host-parasite platforms. this can be serious to acquire a greater knowing of our wisdom of the transmission of schistosomiasis and different snail-borne parasitic ailments. The publication, “Biomphalaria Snails and Larval Trematodes” is a perfect quantity for researchers and complicated scholars drawn to sleek facets of parasitology , malacology and public health.

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Pfeifferi, important intermediate hosts of Schistosoma mansoni in the New and Old World tropics. Mol Ecol 12:3041–3056 Dillon RJ (2000) The ecology of freshwater molluscs. Cambridge: Cambridge: University press. Dupuy V, Nicot A, Jarne P, David P (2009) Development of ten microsatellite loci in the pulmonate snail Biomphalaria kuhniana (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Mol Ecol Resour 9:255–257 Escobar JS, Nicot A, David P (2008) The different sources of inbreeding depression, heterosis and outbreeding depression in a metapopulation of Physa acuta.

Mansoni. This suggests that little can be inferred on both the phylogeny of Biomphalaria species and the phylogeography of B. glabrata from patterns of infection by the much-studied S. mansoni, and that susceptibility/unsusceptibility to a particular strain of S. mansoni is not a strong argument for considering two population samples as distinct species. One can, for example, doubt that susceptibility in B. straminea and unsusceptibility in B. kuhniana (Floch and Fauran 1954; Paraense 1988; Caldeira et al.

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