RNAi knockdown of a putative chitin deacetylase in Caenorhabditis elegans

Rogers, Meredith C.
2011

Filarial parasites pose a major problem to the developing world, yet treatments for infections by parasitic nematodes are limited, and not always effective. Recent studies have shown that drug resistance is emerging, which emphasizes the gap that needs to be filled by a new treatment option. Chitin metabolism in the nematode is an appealing target for new drugs, as this process is not shared by ... read more

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