More than a decade ago, photosynthetic algae related to apicomplexans
were discovered in healthy corals, indicating they might have evolved from benign photosynthesising organisms attached to corals before turning into the parasites we know today.
Neutrophil extracellular traps as innate immune reaction against the emerging apicomplexan
parasite Besnoitia besnoiti.
parasites possess distinct nuclear-encoded, but apicoplastlocalized, plant-type ferredoxin-NADP+ reductase and ferredoxin," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease in humans and other animals, caused by apicomplexan
parasites that belong to the genus Plasmodium Marchiafava & Celli, 1885.
Atovaquone has a broad spectrum of activity against various apicomplexan
parasites and mutations in the Pfcyt bcl gene were shown to be associated with resistance to atovaquone in various organisms, such as TM90C2B P.
Soldati-Favre, "Subversion of host cellular functions by the apicomplexan
parasites," FEMS Microbiology Reviews, vol.
parasites utilize host sugars, transported into the parasite via sugar transporter proteins, as a source of energy [12,13].
is an apicomplexan
parasite that is known to affect mammals including humans, birds, fishes, amphibians, and reptiles [1, 2].
We here report on the characterization of the dense granule protein NcGRA9 of the apicomplexan
1Four major species of unicellular Apicomplexan
parasite belonging to genus Plasmodium are responsible for causing malaria in humans.
Sarcocystis calchasi is a recently described apicomplexan
parasite that causes encephalitis in avian hosts.
Regarding protozoa, genome sequencing projects revealed AQPs in almost all species, with the cyst-forming apicomplexan