Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Bortezomid (BTZ)

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4558-1

This anticancer drug showed significant efficacy against metacestodes of Echinococcus multilocularis. BTZ is an inhibitor of the proteasome, which is apparently also affected in the case of E. multilocularis liver stages.


Anticancer Drug Significant Efficacy Liver Stage Echinococcus Multilocularis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany