Journal of Chemical Ecology

, Volume 12, Issue 8, pp 1833–1841 | Cite as

Biology of tegument associated IgG-Fc and C3 receptors inSchistosoma mansoni

  • Walter M. Kemp
  • Rick L. Tarleton
  • Timothy B. Mcguinness
  • Kathleen R. Rasmussen
  • Dana V. Devine


Mechanisms by which schistosomes escape host immune responses are reviewed, with particular emphasis regarding the possible contributions of host or host-like Fc and C3 receptors on adult parasites.

Key words

Schistosoma mansoni Fc receptors C3 receptors developmental stage antigen expression host immunoglobulins antigenic modulation immune escape 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter M. Kemp
    • 1
  • Rick L. Tarleton
    • 1
  • Timothy B. Mcguinness
    • 1
  • Kathleen R. Rasmussen
    • 1
  • Dana V. Devine
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Parasitology Department of BiologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station

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