TITLE

In vitro multiplication of Toxoplasma gondii and Trypanosoma cruzi in mouse, rat, and hamster astrocytes

AUTHOR(S)
Troyo, Adriana; Chincilla, Misael
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Revista de Biolog�a Tropical;sep-dic2003, Vol. 51 Issue 3/4, p639
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
15865296

 

Related Articles

  • Absence of Vacuolar Membrane Involving Toxoplasma gondii During Its Intranuclear Localization. Barbosa, H. S.; Ferreira-Silva, M. F.; Guimarães, E. V.; Carvalho, L.; Rodrigues, R. M. // Journal of Parasitology;Feb2005, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p182 

    Studies the absence of vacuolar membrane involving Toxoplasma gondii during its intranuclear localization. Discovery of tachyzoites of Toxoplama gondii inside the nucleus of both skeletal muscle cells infected in vitro and peritoneal exudate cells collected from infected mouse in vivo;...

  • Mind Control.  // Current Health Teens;Mar2012, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p11 

    The article offers information on the Toxoplasma gondii parasite and its effects on the mouse.

  • Neurons are the Primary Target Cell for the Brain-Tropic Intracellular Parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Cabral, Carla M.; Tuladhar, Shraddha; Dietrich, Hans K.; Nguyen, Elizabeth; MacDonald, Wes R.; Trivedi, Tapasya; Devineni, Asha; Koshy, Anita A. // PLoS Pathogens;2/19/2016, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p1 

    Toxoplasma gondii, a common brain-tropic parasite, is capable of infecting most nucleated cells, including astrocytes and neurons, in vitro. Yet, in vivo, Toxoplasma is primarily found in neurons. In vitro data showing that interferon-γ-stimulated astrocytes, but not neurons, clear...

  • Brainwashed. Jango-Cohen, Judith // Scholastic SuperScience;Oct2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p6 

    The article discusses the influence of Toxoplasma gondii, a mind-controlling parasite, on rats.

  • Concurrent Cerebral American Trypanosomiasis and Toxoplasmosis in a Patient with AIDS. Yoo, Thomas W.; Mlikotic, Anton; Cornford, Marcia E.; Beck, C. Keith // Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/15/2004, Vol. 39 Issue 4, pe30 

    We report a case of concurrent cerebral infection with Trypanosoma cruzi and Toxoplasma gondii in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). A 22-year-old El Salvadoran man initially improved during receipt of antitoxoplasmosis therapy, but he had rapidly progressive hemiplegia....

  • Toxoplasma gondii Isolates of Free-Ranging Chickens From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Mouse Mortality, Genotype, and Oocyst Shedding by Cats. Dubey, J.P.; Graham, D.H.; Seipel da Silva, Daniele; Lehmann, T.; Bahia-Oliveira, Lillian M.G. // Journal of Parasitology;Aug2003, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p851 

    Examines toxoplasma gondii isolates of free-ranging chickens in terms of mouse mortality, genotype and oocyst shedding by cats in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Different types of toxoplasma gondii isolates; Prevalence of toxoplasma gondii in chickens; Number of toxoplasma gondii tissues of food animals.

  • Toxoplasma gondii in Human Astrocytes In Vitro: Interleukin (IL)-12 and IL-b Do Not Influence Cystogenesis. Estran, C.; Brenier-Pinchar, M. P.; Pelletier, L.; Cesbron-Delauw, M. F.; Pelloux, H. // Journal of Parasitology;Oct2006, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p1108 

    The article reports that interleukins have no effect on penetration, replication or cytogenesis of Toxoplasma gondii. Progniaud strain in human astrocytes in vitro do not antagonize the role of interleukins on cytogenesis. The cytokine is also important at the early stage when it downregulates...

  • Lower Expression of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase and Higher Expression of Arginase in Rat Alveolar Macrophages Are Linked to Their Susceptibility to Toxoplasma gondii Infection Zhao, Zhi-Jun; Zhang, Jia; Wei, Jun; Li, Zhi; Wang, Tao; Yi, Si-Qi; Shen, Ji-Long; Yang, Ting-Bao; Hide, Geoff; Lun, Zhao-Rong // PLoS ONE;May2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1 

    Rats are naturally resistant to Toxoplasma gondii infection, particularly the RH strain, while mice are not. Previous studies have demonstrated that inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) and arginase-1 of rodent peritoneal macrophages are linked to the mechanism of resistance. As an increasing...

  • Isolation, Tissue Distribution, and Molecular Characterization of Toxoplasma gondli From Free-Range Chickens From Guatemala. Dubey, J.; Lopez, B.; Alvarez, M.; Mendoza, C.; Lehmann, T. // Journal of Parasitology;Aug2005, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p955 

    Reports on the isolation of Toxoplasma gondii from chickens from Guatemala. Prevalence of T. gondii in free-ranging chickens; Tissue distribution and molecular characterization of T. gondii; Extraction of T. gondii DNA from mouse tissue.

  • Interferon-Gamma Promotes Infection of Astrocytes by Trypanosoma cruzi. Silva, Rafael Rodrigues; Mariante, Rafael M.; Silva, Andrea Alice; dos Santos, Ana Luiza Barbosa; Roffê, Ester; Santiago, Helton; Gazzinelli, Ricardo Tostes; Lannes-Vieira, Joseli // PLoS ONE;Feb2015, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p1 

    The inflammatory cytokine interferon-gamma (IFNγ) is crucial for immunity against intracellular pathogens such as the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease (CD). IFNγ is a pleiotropic cytokine which regulates activation of immune and non-immune cells;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics