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You might have a closer relationship than you think with one of nature's most widespread and successful parasites. Many of us harbour this subtle organism in our brains and muscles in an uneasy truce; but recent insights into its biochemistry and genetics could provide us with new ways of coping when this 'guest' gets out of hand.


Journal article


Biologist (London)

Publication Date





234 - 238


Animals, Brain, Cats, Female, Humans, Immunocompromised Host, Male, Mice, Microscopy, Electron, Microscopy, Electron, Scanning, Muscle, Skeletal, Protozoan Vaccines, Public Health, Pyrimethamine, Sulfadiazine, Toxoplasma, Toxoplasmosis