Of mice and men: are billions victim to toxoplasma mind control?

Steverding, Dietmar and Tyler, Kevin (2015) Of mice and men: are billions victim to toxoplasma mind control? Microbiology Today, 52 (1). pp. 10-13.

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Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii resides silently in the brains of billions of us world-wide. For a long time, infection with Toxoplasma gondii was considered harmless but recent evidence suggests that it modulates neurotransmitter levels, changing personality and behaviour to increase its opportunity for onward transmission.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2015 13:02
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 00:09
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/52035
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