Diisopropylphenyl Imidazole (DII): A New And Promising Anthelmintic Agent
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Diego is an assistant researcher at CONICET and a teaching assistant at the Universidad Nacional del Sur.

                       

Diisopropylphenyl Imidazole (DII): A New And Promising Anthelmintic Agent

Helminths are worm parasites that are transmitted by soil, water, or food. Helminth infections cause human, animal, and plant diseases that produce a significant economic loss and have a devastating impact on human life quality. It is estimated that more than one billion people are affected, particularly in the poorest countries. This means that the inhabitants of thousands of rural and impoverished villages are often chronically infected. Helminth infestations have serious consequences, particularly among children, impairing growth, nutrition, cognition, and...

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