Essays Tagged: "parasite"

Malaria

Malaria is a parasitic disease characterized by fever, chills, and anemia. Malaria is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium that is transmitted from one human to another by the bite of infected Ano ... transmitted from one human to another by the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. In humans, the parasites migrate to the liver where they mature and release another form called merozoites. These e ...

(2 pages) 105 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Trichinella spiralis.

The organism of Trichina is a small roundworm that causes the disease of trichinosis. The worm is a parasite. It lives by feeding on other animals. Trichina is in the Trichina family.One can get trich ...

(1 pages) 40 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diseases and the Immune System.

Immune System.What is a disease?A disease is an illness or sickness caused by a virus, bacteria or parasite that presents with certain symptoms and physical signs. There are many diseases that are pr ... n.The Body's Protective Defences.Our immune system protects us from disease, viruses, bacteria, and parasites causing sickness. These vary from the ordinary flu cold, to death causing diseases such as ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The following are a few main points dealing with a chapter of Mein Kampf. Sort of like a summery of that chapter.

is not a nomad since the nomad had a definite attitude to work and the Jew does not.D) The Jew is a parasite for a few reasons: Since the Jew leaves his living space and will have nothing to do with h ... a place, and goes in search of a new place moving around where he is not wanted he is considered a parasite. Since the Jew is hard to kick out even by force, and since he keeps spreading as soon as a ...

(4 pages) 37 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Eradication of Guinea Worm in Africa

ries are now instigating efforts to eradicate the gruesome, excruciating horrors of the Guinea Worm Parasite.What is a Guinea Worm?D-Medinensis, more commonly known as Guinea Worm, is "An infection of ... t worms are up to 3 feet long and are as wide as a spaghetti noodle. (http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/parasites/guineaworm/factsht_guineaworm.htm)The juvenile worms migrate through the intestinal tract, ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Parasites Affects Frog Population A review written from an article...

Parasites Affecting Frog PopulationThe number of healthy frogs in North America is rapidly decreasin ... ng Frog PopulationThe number of healthy frogs in North America is rapidly decreasing due to a small parasite that results in the deformation of the frog population. University of Wisconsin graduate Pi ... rog population. University of Wisconsin graduate Pieter Johnson is studying the possible threat the parasite poses. Due to the increasing rate of production, man-made ponds are starting to outnumber n ...

(1 pages) 32 1 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay is about clutter, and how it play into the scheme of our everyday life - for better or for worse.

cended throughout generations, breaking all barriers,and infecting all of those around.Clutter is a parasite, populating empty spacesuntil they cannot be cluttered any further, moving on tofind anothe ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gender Socialization: How I Became A Girl

How I Became A "Girl"I, as a human being, am a parasite. I am continuously latching on and feeding off that which surrounds me. When my available r ...

(4 pages) 122 2 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Why did the ideas of Hitler make mass murder possible?

Mien Kampf, Hitler wrote about the parasitic Jew over and over again. He believed that the Jew is a parasite because the Jew had lived in the states of other people and not in a nation of their own. T ... a strong nation, the Jew would have to be isolated and eliminated. Since the Jew in his words is a parasite, all would then have to be killed because one could spread this so called infectious diseas ...

(2 pages) 75 4 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Macbeth Lady Macbeth is the controlling character in the story

lationship is very similar to a relationship between the playground bully and the school nerd, or a parasite to its host.Lady Macbeth, in the beginning of the play, holds a power that influences and c ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pathogenic Organisms Research Report: Malaria.

f the chosen disease. This report on pathogenic organisms will target the disease Malaria, Pathogen/Parasite type Protozoan.Malaria is cause by the protozoan parasites Plasmodium. There are 4 species ... ion, some plasmodial merozoites differentiate into mature male and female gametocytes (sexual stage parasites) by switching on various genes within the cell. The regulator of these genes is not yet kn ...

(5 pages) 98 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Complete IGCSE 2005 Biology Syllabus.

sMovement: Ability to move and grow in direction wanted2.1 (missing 2.1, 2.2, 2.3)Extended:Viruses: Parasite, needs other living things to reproduce, inserts into DNA, adapts to environmentBacteria an ...

(26 pages) 92 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Describe one named infectious disease in terms of its: 1) Cause 2) Transmission 3) Host Response 4) Major Symptoms 5) Treatment 6) Prevention 7) Control

hargy. The destruction of many red blood cells causes anaemia.- Host Response: At each stage of the parasite's life cycle, it produces a different set of antigens (they stimulate the immune response). ... lowly. Treatment of sufferers includes using anti-malarial drugs such as quinine (effective against parasites in red blood cells), and primaquine phosphate (works in both blood and liver cells). Some ...

(1 pages) 37 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Compare and Contrast : "The Unknown Citizen" and "The Nobodies"

uguay are like. Galeano even compares the people of Uruguay to fleas, implying that they are like a parasite in their society.I find it remarkable that these two pieces of poetry can be written so dif ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

New Derivatives Of Antimalarial Drug Artemisinin

alaria is increasing enormously. This increasing is due to the novel drug resistant variants of the parasite that causes malaria the Plasmodium.This resistance is a consequence of the massive use o ... es. In this scenario, it became important to search for new drugs, active against novel biochemical parasite targets.The drug known as artemisin or Qinghaosu (1), is a result of Chinese government ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Plants And Fungi

onship is a symbiosis, but not a parasitic relationship. A parasitic relationship is that between a parasite and a host. A symbiosis is a close relationship between two organisms. In mycorrhizal both ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

AIDS: Complete Summary

Viruses are the smallest and simplest type of parasite. They enter the body and take over a living cell just to reproduce. When these viruses do t ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Strengths For The Future America To Come

d throughout the colonies. The youth of the American colonies saw the British as the spreading of a parasite for the monarchical grip across the globe. As soon as the unreputable British closed the Bo ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Etosha

organisms- turtle and dove, cheetah and zebra, lion and frog, and snake and frog respectively. The parasite and host relationship constitutes as a biotic factory. An example of this is the squirrel, ... ip constitutes as a biotic factory. An example of this is the squirrel, the host and the fleas, the parasite. There exists mutualism in Etosha. The mother fox finds bugs on its young ones and this pro ...

(2 pages) 1443 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Effect Of Television And Movies On Children’s Sexual Behavior

r place for you and me. So much sex, so much violence, who is to blame? The media is a money hungry parasite that will do just about anything to get good ratings or to make a whole lot of money for th ...

(10 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers