Schistosomiasis Drug Screening.
Rept. no. 10 (Annual), Jun 71-May 72,
UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE MINAS GERAIS BELO HORIZONTE (BRAZIL) INSTITUTO DE CIENCIAS BIOLOGICAS
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From a total of 5,000 WR compounds which have been screened so far, 75 have been found to produce oogram changes in laboratory animals infected with Schistosoma mansoni. The antischistosomal activity of quinine and isomers, thiosinamine, diphenylsulfones, triphenyl bismuth, nitrofurazone, quinoline methanols, phenolphtalein, nitrothiazoles, aminothiols, etc. have been discussed in previous reports. The present report summarizes the antischistosomal activity of 15 additional compounds.