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Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi strains from southern Ecuador
Tropical Disease Institute, Ohio University
Athens, United States
This project examines the transmission cycles of T. cruzi in Southern Ecuador. We seek to expand the knowledge on the biology of T. cruzi transmission in the Andean region, which is paramount for the establishment of control programs aimed to stop transmission of the parasite to human populations.
Myocardial Gene Expression of T-bet, GATA-3, Ror-γt, FoxP3, and Hallmark Cytokines in Chronic Chagas Disease Cardiomyopathy: An Essentially Unopposed TH1-Type Response.
Nogueira LG, Santos RH, Fiorelli AI, Mairena EC, Benvenuti LA, Bocchi EA, Stolf NA, Kalil J, Cunha-Neto E
Comparison of histidine recognition in human and trypanosomatid histidyl-tRNA synthetases.
Koh CY, Wetzel AB, de van der Schueren WJ, Hol WG
Biological cycle and preliminary data on vectorial competence of Triatoma boliviana in laboratory conditions.
Durán P, Siñani E, Depickère S
Adipocytes in both brown and white adipose tissue of adult mice are functionally connected via gap junctions: implications for Chagas disease.
Burke S, Nagajyothi F, Thi MM, Hanani M, Scherer PE, Tanowitz HB, Spray DC
The innate immune response status correlates with a divergent clinical course in congenital Chagas disease of twins born in a non-endemic country.
Fernández-Villegas A, Thomas MC, Carrilero B, Téllez C, Marañón C, Murcia L, Moralo S, Alonso C, Segovia M, López MC