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Research Area . Cell Science of endo-parasites:

a.  Investigation of in-vitro transformation of F.hepatica miracida to sporocyst involving

          neuro-transmitters.

b. Control of the major farmed trout disease in the U.K.: PKD requires investigation for

    the development of new drugs as there are none currently available. In-vitro culture of

    PK'X' cells is an important objective for drug screening and vaccine development.

    Excellent sites:

    Aquaculture and Vaccines company:  AVL

    A fish farm worker: http://www.homeusers.prestel.co.uk/shegog/trout.htm

    Further links to   Aquaculture,  Ichthyology. and Commercial aspects is at NETVET http://netvet.wustl.edu/fish.htm

 

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Dr Clive Bennett       E-mail: parasite@soton.ac.uk

Dr. Clive Bennett 1998