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Parasitic helminths tip the balance: potential anti-inflammatory therapies

Journal Article
Proudfoot, L. (2004)
Parasitic helminths tip the balance: potential anti-inflammatory therapies. Immunology, 113(4), 438-440. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2567.2004.01996.x
Parasitic helminths are worms that are classified within the phyla Nematoda (roundworms) and Platyhelminthes (flatworms) (see Table 1). Some nematode species, Filariae being a...

The Effects of Air Pollution Particles on Clearance Mechanisms Within the Lung

Thesis
Barlow, P. G. The Effects of Air Pollution Particles on Clearance Mechanisms Within the Lung. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052591
The effects of inhaled aIr pollution particles on lung clearance mechanisms is an important factor in understanding how the mammalian lung deals with such pollutants and, as s...

Pro-inflammatory interactions between particles, metals and lung cells

Conference Proceeding
Donaldson, K., Hibbs, L., Heal, M., Tran, C. L., Lightbody, J., Barlow, P. G., …Stone, V. (2003)
Pro-inflammatory interactions between particles, metals and lung cells. In Effects of Air Contaminants on the Respiratory Tract - Interpretations from Molecules to Meta Analysis, 245-258. ISBN 978-3-8167-6478-6
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Biosynthesis of the glycolipid anchor of lipophosphoglycan and the structurally related glycoinositolphospholipids from Leishmania major

Journal Article
Proudfoot, L., Schneider, P., Ferguson, M. A. J., & McConville, M. J. (1995)
Biosynthesis of the glycolipid anchor of lipophosphoglycan and the structurally related glycoinositolphospholipids from Leishmania major. The biochemical journal, 308(1), 45-55. https://doi.org/10.1042/bj3080045
The major macromolecule on the surface of the protozoan parasite Leishmania major is a lipophosphoglycan (LPG) which contains a glycosylphosphatidylinositol glycolipid anchor....

External stimuli and intracellular signalling in the modification of the nematode surface during transition to the mammalian host environment

Journal Article
Proudfoot, L., Kusel, J. R., Smith, H. V., & Kennedy, M. W. (1993)
External stimuli and intracellular signalling in the modification of the nematode surface during transition to the mammalian host environment. Parasitology, 107(05), 559. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0031182000068141
Previous work has shown that the surface of infective larvae of parasitic nematodes will not bind the fluorescent lipid analogue 5-N(octadecanoyl)aminofluorescein (AF18) until...

Rapid changes in the surface of parasitic nematodes during transition from pre- to post-parasitic forms

Journal Article
Proudfoot, L., Kusel, J. R., Smith, H. V., Harnett, W., Worms, M. J., & Kennedy, M. W. (1993)
Rapid changes in the surface of parasitic nematodes during transition from pre- to post-parasitic forms. Parasitology, 107(01), 107. doi:10.1017/s0031182000079464
All mammalian-parasitic stages of a range of nematode species investigated (Brugia pahangi, Acanthocheilonema viteae, Strongyloides ratti, Nippostrongylus brasiliensis, Trichi...

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