Novel blood feeding detoxification pathway in Nippostrongylus brasiliensis L3 reveals a potential checkpoint for arresting Hookworm development
Using a rodent parasite model, Le Gros et al. describe a new haem detoxification pathway that is a metabolic checkpoint for parasite development, survival, and reproduction, providing a starting point for the generation of novel therapies against metazoan blood-feeders.
Image credit: Bouchery T, et al. (2018)