Expression of alpha- and beta-Tubulin Genes during Growth of Trypanosoma cruzi Epimastigotes
- Interclonal Variations in the Molecular Karyotype of Trypanosoma cruzi: Chromosome Rearrangements in a Single Cell-Derived Clone of the G Strain Lima, Fabio Mitsuo; Souza, Renata Torres; Santori, Fábio Rinaldo; Santos, Michele Fernandes; Cortez, Danielle Rodrigues; Barros, Roberto Moraes; Cano, Maria Isabel; Valadares, Helder Magno Silva; Macedo, Andréa Mara; Mortara, Renato Arruda; da Silveira, José Franco // PLoS ONE;May2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1
Trypanosoma cruzi comprises a pool of populations which are genetically diverse in terms of DNA content, growth and infectivity. Inter- and intra-strain karyotype heterogeneities have been reported, suggesting that chromosomal rearrangements occurred during the evolution of this parasite. Clone...
- Experimental Chemotherapy against Trypanosoma cruzi Infection: Essential Role of Endogenous Interferon-g in Mediating Parasitologic Cure. Romanha, Alvaro J.; Alves, Rosana O.; Murta, Silvane M.F.; Silva, Joao S.; Ropert, Catherine; Gazzinelli, Ricardo T. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;9/15/2002, Vol. 186 Issue 6, p823
Studies in humans and in experimental models suggest the involvement of the immune system for efficacy of drug treatment against protozoan parasites. This study tested this hypothesis by using various cytokine and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) knockout (KO) mice infected with...
- Basic Cell Biology of Trypanosoma cruzi. De Souza, Wanderley // Current Pharmaceutical Design;Feb2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p269
The paper reviews basic aspects of the biology of Trypanosoma cruzi emphasizing the following topics: (a) developmental stages of the life cycle in the vertebrate and invertebrate hosts (b) the cytoskeleton of the protozoan, especially the sub-pellicular microtubules (c) the flagellum,...
- ORIGIN OF THE "Y STRAIN" OF Trypanosoma cruzi. Vicente Amato Neto // Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo;may2010, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p171
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the origin of Y strain in Trypanosoma cruzi, a protozoan agent of Chagas disease which is prevalent is some countries in Latin America.
- A computational pipeline for diagnostic biomarker discovery in the human pathogen Trypanosoma cruzi. Carmona, Santiago J.; Sartor, Paula; Leguizam�n, Maria Susana; Campetella, Oscar; Ag�ero, Fern�n // BMC Bioinformatics;Jan2010 Supplement 10, Vol. 11, p1
An abstract of the paper "A computational Pipeline for Diagnostic Biomarker Discovery in the Human Pathogen Trypanosoma Cruzi," presented at the sixth International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) Student Council symposium held at Boston, Massachusetts on July 9, 2010 is presented.
- Emerging Chagas Disease: Trophic Network and Cycle of Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi from Palm Trees in the Amazon. Teixeira, Antonio R. L.; Monteiro, Pedro Sadi; Arganaraz, Enrique R.; Vieira, Daniela; Lauria-Pires, Liana; Nascimento, Rubens; Vexenat, Cassia A.; Rebelo, Jose M.; Silva, Antonio R.; Ault, Steven K.; Costa, Jackson M. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p100
Atrophic network involving molds, invertebrates, and vertebrates, ancestrally adapted to the palm tree (Attalaea phalerata) microhabitat, maintains enzootic Trypanosoma cruzi infections in the Amazonian county Paco do Lumiar, state of Maranhao, Brazil. We assessed seropositivity for T. cruzi...
- Chagas Disease: 'Aids of the Americans'? Gatson, Brittany // Tennessee Tribune;6/14/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p4B
The article offers information about the Chagas' disease, which is caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi.
- Intruder in the Heart. Panosian, Claire // Discover;Dec98, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p38
Deals with the infection known as Chagas' disease. Single-celled protozoan called Trypanosoma cruzi; Major cause of cardiac death in young and middle-aged people in Central and South America.
- Chagasic Cardiomyopathy in Immigrants from Latin America to Spain. de Ayala, Ana Pérez; Pérez-Molina, José-Antonio; Norman, Francesca; López-Vélez, Rogelio // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Apr2009, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p607
A letter to the editor about Trypanosoma cruzi infection caused by Chagas disease is presented.