Toxoplasma paper disc 2011

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10/30/2011 1 Predator Cat Odors Activate Sexual Arousal Pathways in Brains of Toxoplasma gondii Infected Rats House PK , Vyas A , Sapolsky R . Program in Neuroscience, Stanford University, Stanford, California Entero- epithelial stage Extra- intestinal stages
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10/30/2011 2 Modes of transmission Science. 2000 Jul 28;289(5479):525b 7b. EVOLUTION: Parasites Make Scaredy Rats Foolhardy. Zimmer C . Abstract In the 7 August issue of the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, researchers offer a striking demonstration of the ability of some parasites to alter the behavior of their hosts for their own benefit. Rats, the intermediate hosts of the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii, appear to lose their fear of cats, Toxoplasma's final host, when the parasite infects them. By precisely altering rat brains, the parasite potentially increases its chances of completing its life cycle
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10/30/2011 3 Behavioral changes induced by Toxoplasma infection of rodents are highly specific to
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