The development or ripening of the oocyst of the coccidium of the rabbit is prevented by acridine hydrochloride provided that the cysts are exposed to the action of the chemical before development has started. After sporoblasts are formed acridine does not prevent further development. Many other substances, some of them known to be active against certain protozoan parasites, have no influence on the ripening of the oocysts of the coccidium.
Article| August 01 1924
THE INHIBITORY EFFECT OF ACRIDINE ON THE SPOROGONY OF A COCCIDIUM (EIMERIA STIEDÆ)
Paul A. Lewis
From the Department of Animal Pathology of The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Princeton, N. J.
Received: April 03 1924
Online Issn: 1540-9538
Print Issn: 0022-1007
Copyright, 1924, by The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research New York
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Paul A. Lewis; THE INHIBITORY EFFECT OF ACRIDINE ON THE SPOROGONY OF A COCCIDIUM (EIMERIA STIEDÆ) . J Exp Med 1 August 1924; 40 (2): 263–267. doi: https://doi.org/10.1084/jem.40.2.263
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