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1. Activity of the Giardia intestinalis proteasome during encystation and its connection with the expression of the cyst wall protein 1 (CWP1).

Giardia is a parasite whose life cycle is composed of two stages: replicative trophozoites, responsible for the symptoms of the disease, and infective cysts, resistant to adverse environments outside of hosts. Proteasomes are multicatalytic peptidase complexes responsible for the specific...

Author(s) : Alvarado, M. E.; Chaparro-Gutiérrez, J. J.; Calvo, E. P.; Prada, L. F.; Wasserman, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

2. Synthesis and in vitro antitrypanosomal evaluation of novel 6-heteroarylidene-substituted quinolone derivatives.

Human African trypanosomiasis is a vector-borne tropical disease of African origin. Presently, due to human migration and climate change, the disease might present global health and economic burdens as current chemotherapy of trypanosomiasis remains a challenge due to limited existing drugs, which...

Author(s) : Angula, K. T.; Legoabe, L. J.; Swart, T.; Hoppe, H. C.; Beteck, R. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Journal article : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2022 Vol.227 ref.39

3. Both presence-absence and abundance models provide important and different information about parasite infracommunities.

Author(s) : Brian, J. I.; Aldridge, D. C.

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Parasitology Research 2021 Vol.120 No.11 pp.3933-3937 ref.33

4. Oxidative stress: Leishamnia infantum: what a stress!!!

Foreign Title :Stress ossidativo: Leishamnia infantum: che stress!!!

Publisher : Point Veterinaire Italie s.r.l., Milan, Italy

Journal article : Settimana Veterinaria 2021 No.1191 pp.36-38

5. The association between serum level and genetic variation of IL-3 (rs40401) in recurrent abortion women infected with toxoplasmosis in Iraq.

Toxoplasmosis is one of the most infections during pregnancy transmitted from mother to child via the placenta and causes morbidity and mortality prenatally. IL-3 is a hematopoiesis enhancing factor and assist in the implantation embryo and placental growth. The objective of this study is to...

Author(s) : Noor, N. B.; Ahmed, N. S.; Saheb, E. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Cytokine 2022 Vol.149 ref.21

6. A descriptive qualitative case study of the experiences, perceptions and attitudes of pregnant women on Unguja island, Zanzibar, towards antischistosomal treatment.

Many countries exclude pregnant and lactating women from mass drug administration (MDA) programmes with praziquantel against schistosomiasis due to historic safety concerns over drug use during gestation and breast feeding. More than 10 years of empirical evidence from the field and a growing body...

Author(s) : Rosa, E. de; Person, B.; Knopp, S.; Muhsin, J.; Lyimo, J. H.; Kabole, F.; Rollinson, D.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.52

7. Using Caenorhabditis elegans to produce functional secretory proteins of parasitic nematodes.

The expression of antigens in their immunologically-active form remains a challenge, both in the analysis of regulatory pathways exploited by parasitic nematodes or in the development of vaccines. Despite the success of native proteins to induce protective immunity, recombinant proteins expressed...

Author(s) : Lubisch, M.; Moyzio, S.; Kaiser, C. S.; Krafeld, I.; Leusder, D.; Scholz, M.; Hoepfner, L.; Hippler, M.; Liebau, E.; Kahl, J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.89

8. A multidisciplinary, collaborative, inter-agency and comprehensive approach for the control of Chagas disease as a public health problem in Guatemala.

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has defined Chagas Disease hotspots in Central America associated with the vector Triatoma spp. Triatoma dimidiata is a native vector adapted to multiple environments, including intra-domestic and peri-domestic habitats. A multi-institutional project...

Author(s) : Monroy, M. C.; Penados, D.; Pineda, J.; Ruiz, E. L.; Agreda, E. O.; Alcantara, B.; Rodas, A.; Lange, K.; Weinberg, D.; Bazzani, R.; Marchiol, A.; Herazo, R.; Agrelo, R. S.; Abril, M.; Chuit, R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.44

9. Eco-epidemiology of vectorial Trypanosoma cruzi transmission in a region of northeast Brazil.

Chagas disease (CD) is a parasitic zoonosis endemic in Brazil. Despite virtual control of Triatoma infestans, the main domesticated vector of Trypanosoma cruzi, vectorial transmission by other triatomine species persists in some rural communities. This study aims to characterize triatomines role in ...

Author(s) : Santos, F.; Magalhães-Junior, J. T.; Carneiro, I. de O.; Santos, F. L. N.; Silva, Â. A. O.; Novais, J. M. C. B.; Santos, J. S. S.; Ribeiro-, G., Jr.; Reis, M. G.; Franke, C. R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.56

10. A pilot and open trial to evaluate topical bacterial cellulose bio-curatives in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by L. braziliensis.

The treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Brazil using pentavalent antimony (Sbv) is associated with a high failure rate and long time to heal. Moreover, standard Sbv treatment cures only 50-60% of the cases. In this pilot clinical trial, we evaluated the topical use of bacterial cellulose...

Author(s) : Celes, F. S.; Barud, H. S.; Viana, S. M.; Borba, P. B.; Machado, P. R. L.; Carvalho, E. M.; Oliveira, C. I. de

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

11. Excretory-secretory product of Trichinella spiralis inhibits tumor cell growth by regulating the immune response and inducing apoptosis.

The excretory-secretory product (ESP) of Trichinella spiralis (T. spiralis) has been reported to inhibit the growth of various tumor cells, but the mechanism is not yet clear. To explore the effect and mechanism of ESP on liver cancer cells, tumor models were established with H22 cells and then...

Author(s) : Ding Jing; Tang Bin; Liu XiaoLei; Bai Xue; Wang Yang; Li ShiCun; Li Jian; Liu MingYuan; Wang XueLin

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

12. Spatio-temporal visualisation of cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic, urban area in Iran.

Introduction: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL) is a significant public health concern worldwide. Iran is among the most CL-affected countries, being one of the six most endemic countries in the world. This study aimed to provide a spatio-temporal visualisation of CL cases in an endemic urban area in...

Author(s) : Firouraghi, N.; Mohammadi, A.; Hamer, D. H.; Bergquist, R.; Mostafavi, S. M.; Shamsoddini, A.; Raouf-Rahmati, A.; Fakhar, M.; Moghaddas, E.; Kiani, B.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

13. Comparison of the multi-epitope recombinant antigen DIPOL and hydatid fluid for the diagnosis of patients with cystic echinococcosis.

The use of serological tests containing multiple immunodominant antigens rather than single antigens have the potential to improve the diagnostic performance in Cystic Echinococcoses (CE) as a complement tool to clear the inconclusive imaging data. Here, we comparatively evaluated the diagnostic...

Author(s) : Ozturk, E. A.; Manzano-Román, R.; Sánchez-Ovejero, C.; Caner, A.; Angin, M.; Gunduz, C.; Karaman, Ü.; Altintas, N.; Bozkaya, H.; Unalp, O.; Dokumcu, Z.; Divarci, E.; Casulli, A.; Altintas, N.; Siles-Lucas, M.; Unver, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

14. Identification and functional characterization of the siRNA pathway in Taenia crassiceps by silencing enolase A.

A gene silencing procedure on cysticerci of the taeniid cestode Taenia crassiceps is described. This is the first time this technique is reported in this species that is widely used as an animal model for human cysticercosis. Genome database searches were performed in order to find out if relevant...

Author(s) : Guerrero-Hernández, J.; Bobes, R. J.; García-Varela, M.; Castellanos-Gonzalez, A.; Laclette, J. P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.74

15. Infection rate of Opisthorchis viverrini metacercariae in cyprinoid fish from the markets and its association to human opisthorchiasis in the local community in the northeast Thailand.

The prevalence of Opisthorchis viverrini, a fish-borne zoonotic trematode that can provoke cholangiocarcinoma, is high in the Northeast Thailand. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of O. viverrini metacercariae in the cyprinid fish and determine its association of O. viverrini...

Author(s) : Charoensuk, L.; Ribas, A.; Chedtabud, K.; Prakobwong, S.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

16. Association of anthelmintic treatment with malaria prevalence, incidence, and parasitemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

A chronic helminth infection can alter host immune response and affect malaria infection. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to find the impact of anthelmintic treatment on malaria prevalence, incidence, and parasitemia. Nine and 12 electronic databases were searched on 28th July...

Author(s) : Dila, K. A. S.; Reda, A.; Elhady, M. T.; Le Khac Linh; Nguyen Tran Minh-Duc; El-Qushayri, A. E.; Nguyen Lac Han; Mehta, V.; Hamad, W. M. A.; Eskarous, H.; Samsom, M.; Hirayama, K.; Nguyen Tien Huy

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

17. Loiasis is endemic in the Ndikinimeki Health District (Centre Region, Cameroon) but does not represent a hindrance to onchocerciasis elimination.

Community-Directed Treatment with Ivermectin (CDTI) is the strategy of choice to fight onchocerciasis in Africa. In areas where loiasis is endemic, onchocerciasis control and/or elimination is hindered by severe adverse events (SAEs) occurring after ivermectin mass treatments. This study aimed at...

Author(s) : Sumo, L.; Ntonifor, N. H.; Afor, A. R.; Bopda, J.; Heumou, R. B.; Nganjou, G. S. O.; Djeunga, H. C. N.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.24

18. Metabolic characterization and biomarkers screening for visceral leishmaniasis in golden hamsters.

A better understanding of the changes in metabolic molecules during visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is essential to develop new strategies for diagnosis and treatment. Previous metabolomics studies on Leishmania have increased our knowledge of leishmaniasis and its causative pathogen. As these studies...

Author(s) : Qin HanXiao; Zhang JianHui; Dong Kai; Chen DaLi; Yuan DongMei; Chen JianPing

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

19. Investigation of the relationship between lymphocyte subsets and intestinal parasites.

We analyzed the peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets of cancer patients infected with intestinal parasites, with an aim to find out the relationship between the levels of different types of lymphocytes with the prognosis of patients. 201 cancer patients aged 18 and over were included. Stool samples...

Author(s) : Mülayim, S.; Dalkiliç, S.; Akbulut, H. H.; Aksoy, A.; Kaplan, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

20. Comparative characterization of microRNAs of Schistosoma japonicum from SCID mice and BALB/C mice: clues to the regulation of parasite growth and development.

Schistosomiasis, caused by a parasite with a wide range of mammalian hosts, remains one of the most prevailing parasitic diseases in the world. While numerous studies have reported that the growth and reproduction of schistosomes in immunodeficient mice was significantly retarded, the underlying...

Author(s) : Liu Rong; Zhong QinPing; Tang HongBin; Dong HuiFen

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

21. Divergent effects of invasive macrophytes on population dynamics of a snail intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni.

Vectors and intermediate hosts of globally impactful human parasites are sensitive to changes in the ecological communities in which they are embedded. Sites of endemic transmission of human schistosome can also be invaded by nonnative species, especially aquatic plants (macrophytes). We tested the ...

Author(s) : Desautels, D. J.; Hartman, R. B.; Shaw, K. E.; Maduraiveeran, S.; Civitello, D. J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

22. First identification of telomeric DNA sequences in Trichomonas vaginalis.

Trichomoniasis is the most common nonviral sexually transmitted disease; it is caused by Trichomonas vaginalis and seriously threatens human reproductive health. Telomeres are specialised DNA-protein complexes at the ends of chromosomes that have a protective function. The aim of the present study...

Author(s) : Ding He; Zhang Nan; Cao LiLi; Gong PengTao; Wang XiaoCen; Li Xin; Cheng ShuQin; Li JianHua; Zhang Xichen

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.38

23. Dynamics of the orphan myosin MyoF over Trypanosoma cruzi life cycle and along the endocytic pathway.

Trypanosoma cruzi proliferative forms perform endocytosis through a specialized structure named the cytostome-cytopharynx complex (SPC). The SPC is a specialized invagination of the cell membrane that extends through the cell body towards the posterior regions, with its aperture close to the...

Author(s) : Alves, A. A.; Alcantara, C. L.; Dantas-, M. V. A., Jr.; Sunter, J. D.; Souza, W. de; Cunha-E-Silva, N. L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic

Journal article : Parasitology International 2022 Vol.86 ref.30

24. Distinct effects on the secretion of MTRAP and AMA1 in Plasmodium yoelii following deletion of acylated pleckstrin homology domain-containing protein.

Plasmodium, the causative agents of malaria, are obligate intracellular organisms. In humans, pathogenesis is caused by the blood stage parasite, which multiplies within erythrocytes, thus erythrocyte invasion is an essential developmental step. Merozoite form parasites released into the blood...

Author(s) : Chaiyawong, N.; Ishizaki, T.; Hakimi, H.; Asada, M.; Yahata, K.; Kaneko, O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic

Journal article : Parasitology International 2022 Vol.86 ref.36

25. Prevalence and isolation of Toxoplasma gondii in goats slaughtered for human consumption in the semi-arid of northeastern Brazil.

The aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies and factors associated with infection in goats, and to isolate protozoan strains in tissue samples from seropositive goats that were destined for human consumption in the state of Paraíba, northeastern...

Author(s) : Batista, S. P.; Silva, S. dos S.; Sarmento, W. F.; Silva, R. F.; Sousa, L. do N.; Oliveira, C. S. de M.; Roque, F. L.; Brasil, A. W. de L.; Feitosa, T. F.; Vilela, V. L. R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic

Journal article : Parasitology International 2022 Vol.86 ref.20