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  • Nature Helps...by Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 259.00

    Nature Helps... explores how extracts derived from bacteria, marine organisms, plants and animals may help to treat infectious diseases. A broad spectrum of promising applications are described, including the use of organisms to aid diagnostics.  more...

  • Progress in Parasitologyby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 259.00

    This book gives an insight into recent topics of parasitological research.  Published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the German Society of Parasitology, it compiles 18 reviews on recent hot topics. more...

  • Arthropods as Vectors of Emerging Diseasesby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 239.00

    This book discusses the transmission of agents of disease (prions, viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites) by means of vectors belonging to licking or blood-sucking arthropods including mites, ticks and insects that live near or among humans and their houses. more...

  • Die Parasiten der Tiereby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2012; US$ 44.99

    Menschen leben mit und von Tieren und sind in vielfältiger Weise auf sie angewiesen. Tiere haben nicht nur als Nahrungslieferanten ungeheure Bedeutung, sondern auch als Weggefährten von Familien oder einsamen Personen. Die Gesundheit der Tiere wird allerdings von Parasiten bedroht, deren Anzahl gerade in Zeiten der Globalisierung mit Transporten von... more...

  • Die Parasiten des Menschenby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2012; US$ 29.99

    Der Klimawandel und die Globalisierung, bei der täglich Millionen von Containern und Menschen von einem Kontinent zum anderen transportiert werden, bieten den Parasiten des Menschen eine Fülle von neuen Entfaltungsmöglichkeiten. Glaubte man sich in Europa auf einer sicheren ?Insel der Seligen?, musste man feststellen, dass täglich auf den unterschiedlichsten... more...

  • Host Manipulations by Parasites and Virusesby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 189.00

    This edited volume focuses on parasite-host relationships and the behavioral changes parasites may trigger in their hosts. Parasites have developed strategies which enhance their chances to find a host to survive inside its body and to become most easily transmitted to one another. Many of these parasites influence the host?s behavior by various mechanisms,... more...

  • Nanoparticles in the Fight Against Parasitesby Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    This book sheds new light on the use of nanoparticles in the fields of parasitology and public and animal health.? Nanotechnology has been used in many fields of research and in practical applications. A special subgroup is represented by the so-called nanobiotechnology, which is a multidisciplinary integration of biotechnology, nanotechnology, chemical... more...

  • Zecken, Milben, Fliegen, Schabenby Birgit Mehlhorn; Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99

    Mit diesem Buch ist es ganz einfach, Ungeziefer zu erkennen und zu bekämpfen. Ausgehend vom Fundort und der farbigen Abbildung werden Lebensweise und Schäden kurz beschrieben. Dabei wird klar unterschieden zwischen harmlosen Zufallsgästen und echten Schädlingen. Bei diesen werden dann praktische Hinweise für eine wirksame Vorbeugung und Bekämpfung... more...

  • Bats (Chiroptera) as Vectors of Diseases and Parasitesby Sven Klimpel; Heinz Mehlhorn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book gathers contributions by 16 international authors on the phenomenon ?bats,? shedding some light on their morphology, the feeding behaviors (insects, fruits, blood) of different groups, their potential and confirmed transmissions of agents of diseases, their endo- and ectoparasites, as well as countless myths surrounding their lifestyle (e.g.... more...

  • Treatment of Human Parasitosis in Traditional Chinese Medicineby Heinz Mehlhorn; Wu Zhongdao; Bin Ye

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book examines the efficacy of plant-derived products for curing human infections caused by important parasites that have been used for over a thousand years by practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine in the light of recent chemotherapeuticals. more...