In article <5jmsq8$ghj at madeline.INS.CWRU.Edu> mjb10 at po.CWRU.Edu (Michael J. Bumbulis) writes:
>From: mjb10 at po.CWRU.Edu (Michael J. Bumbulis)
>Subject: Question on treating those protozoan parasites
>Date: 24 Apr 1997 05:58:32 GMT
>Organization: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (USA)
>Message-ID: <5jmsq8$ghj at madeline.INS.CWRU.Edu>
>Reply-To: mjb10 at po.CWRU.Edu (Michael J. Bumbulis)
>Xref: magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu bionet.parasitology:2310
>Okay, so many protozoan parasites (ie, Leishmania) are treated
>with antimonial compounds. I know these are metalloid compounds,
>but does anyone know any more details? How do they work?
>How specific are they to the parastic organism? Thanks.
You may want to start by reading the paper by Borst and Ouelette in
Annual Review of Microbiology, 49:427-460, 1995, and take off from there.
Omar O. Barriga