volume 76, issue 2, P225 1990
DOI: 10.2307/3283021
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Abstract: Humoral factors have been associated with resistance of Biomphalaria glabrata to infection by Schistosoma mansoni. The goal of this study was to determine which serum (cell-free hemolymph) proteins bind to the surface of S. mansoni sporocysts. For this, 125I-labeled serum from schistosome-resistant (10-R2) and -susceptible (M-line) B. glabrata was incubated with sporocysts, washed, and then subjected to SDS-PAGE and autoradiography. Other samples examined included radiolabeled 10-R2 and M-line serum, sporocyst…

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