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  • Replication and partitioning of the apicoplast genome of Toxoplasmagondii is linked to the cell cycle and requires DNA polymerase and gyrase.Martins-Duarte ÉS, Sheiner L, Reiff SB, de Souza W, Striepen B. Int J Parasitol. 2021 Feb 10:S0020-7519(21)00047-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2020.11.004.
  • HDAC inhibitors Tubastatin A and SAHA affect parasite cell division and are potential anti-Toxoplasma gondii chemotherapeutics. Araujo-Silva CA, De Souza W, Martins-Duarte ES, Vommaro RC. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2020 Dec 17;15:25-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2020.12.003.
  • Morphological and biochemical repercussions of Toxoplasma gondii infection in a 3D human brain neurospheres model. Paulo Emilio Correa Leite, Juliana de Araujo Portes, Mariana Rodrigues Pereira, Fabiele Baldino Russo, Erica S.Martins-Duarte, Nathalia Almeida dos Santos, Marcia Attias, Francisco J. Barrantes, Patricia Cristina Baleeiro Beltrão-Braga, Wanderley de Souza. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity – Health. Volume 11, February 2021, 100190. doi:10.1016/j.bbih.2020.100190.
  • Rodrigues DAS, Prestes EB, Gama AMS, Silva LS, Pinheiro AAS, Ribeiro JMC, Campos RMP, Pimentel-Coelho PM, De Souza HS, Dicko A, Duffy PE, Fried M, Francischetti IMB, Saraiva EM, Paula-Neto HA, Bozza MT . CXCR4 and MIF are required for neutrophil extracellular trap release triggered by Plasmodium-infected erythrocytes. PLoS Pathog. 2020;16(8):e1008230. Published 2020 Aug 14. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1008230
  • Anne C S Fernandes, Deivid C Soares, Roberta F C Neves ,Carolina M Koeller, Norton Heise, Camila M Adade, Susana Frases, José R Meyer-Fernandes, Elvira M Saraiva, Thaïs Souto-Padrón. Endocytosis and Exocytosis in Leishmania amazonensis Are Modulated by Bromoenol Lactone. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020;10:39. Published 2020 Feb 7. doi:10.3389/fcimb.2020.00039
  • Natalia Rocha Nadaes, Leandro Silva da Costa, Raissa Couto Santana, Isabel Ferreira LaRocque-de-Freitas, Áislan de Carvalho Vivarini, Deivid Costa Soares, Amanda Brito Wardini, Ulisses Gazos Lopes, Elvira M Saraiva, Celio Geraldo Freire-de-Lima, Debora Decote-Ricardo, Lucia Helena Pinto-da-Silva. DH82 Canine and RAW264.7 Murine Macrophage Cell Lines Display Distinct Activation Profiles Upon Interaction With Leishmania infantum and Leishmania amazonensis. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020;10:247. Published 2020 Jun 12. doi:10.3389/fcimb.2020.00247
  • COVRE, LUCIANA POLACO ; DEVINE, O. ; GARCIA, R. ; CHAMBERS, E. S. ; VUKMANOVIC-STEJIC, M. ; DIETZE, R. ; Ribeiro-Rodrigues R ; Guedes, H. L. M. ; FALQUETO, A. ; AKBAR, ARNE N ; GOMES, DANIEL CLÁUDIO OLIVEIRA . Compartmentalized cytotoxic immune response leads to distinct pathogenic roles of natural killer and senescent CD8 T cells in human cutaneous leishmaniasis. IMMUNOLOGY, p. imm.13173, 2020.
  • COVRE, LUCIANA POLACO ; MARTINS, R. F. ; DEVINE, O. ; CHAMBERS, E. S. ; VUKMANOVIC-STEJIC, M. ; SILVA, J. A. ; DIETZE, R. ; Ribeiro-Rodrigues R ; Guedes, H. L. M. ; FALQUETO, A. ; AKBAR, A. N. ; Gomes, Daniel Claudio de Oliveira . Circulating Senescent T Cells Are Linked to Systemic Inflammation and Lesion Size During Human Cutaneous Leishmaniasis. Frontiers in Immunology. 2019.
  • SALGADO, CAIO LOUREIRO ; DIAS, EMMANOEL LOSS ; STRINGARI, LORENZZO LYRIO ; COVRE, LUCIANA POLACO ; DIETZE, REYNALDO ; LIMA PEREIRA, FAUSTO EDIMUNDO ; DE MATTOS GUEDES, HERBET LEONEL ; ROSSI-BERGMANN, BARTIRA ; OLIVEIRA GOMES, DANIEL CLAUDIO . Pam3CSK4 adjuvant given intranasally boosts anti-Leishmania immunogenicity but not protective immune responses conferred by LaAg vaccine against visceral leishmaniasis. MICROBES AND INFECTION, 2019.
  • Taxonomy of the subfamily Leishmaniinae:

Espinosa OA, Serrano MG, Camargo EP, Teixeira MM, Shaw JJ.   (2016). “An appraisal of the taxonomy and nomenclature of trypanosomatids presently classified as Leishmania and Endotrypanum.” Parasitology ePub (doi: 10.1017/S0031182016002092): 1-13.

  • Trypanosoma cruzi in the Chicken Model: Chagas-Like Heart Disease in the Absence of Parasitism. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases , v. 5, p. e1000, 2011.

TEIXEIRA, A. R. L. ; GOMES, Clever ; NITZ, Nadjar ; Sousa, Alessandro O. ; Alves, Rozeneide M. ; Guimaro, Maria C. ; Cordeiro, Ciro ; Bernal, Francisco M. ; Rosa, Ana C. ; Hejnar, Jiri; Leonardecz, Eduardo ; Hecht, Mariana M.

  • Research priorities on Chagas disease, human African trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis released

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  • Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis induces macrophage miR-294 and miR-721 expression and modulates infection by targeting NOS2 and L-arginine metabolism

Sandra Marcia Muxel, Maria Fernanda Laranjeira-Silva, Ricardo Andrade Zampieri & Lucile Maria Floeter-Winter

  • Book: Molecular and Cellular Biology of Pathogenic Trypanosomatids

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  • The Non-Canonical Substrates of Trypanosoma cruzi Tyrosine and Aspartate Aminotransferases: Branched-Chain Amino Acids.

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