Kinetoplastida

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Kinetoplastida

An order of flagellate protozoa. It contains several pathogenic genera including Leishmania and Trypanosoma.
Synonym: Protomastigida
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In kinetoplastid parasites, amino acid sequence of histones is highly divergent at the N- and C-terminal regions, which make them attractive targets.
Kinetoplastid membrane protein-11 DNA vaccination induces complete protection against both pentavalent antimonial-sensitive and -resistant strains of Leishmania donovani that correlates with inducible nitric oxide synthase activity and IL-4 generation: evidence for mixed Th1- and Th2-Iike responses in Visceral Leishmaniasis.
The three genera are a specific group of disease-causing kinetoplastid protozoa with a single flagellum.
Examination of the mode of action of the aimiramide family of natural products against kinetoplastid parasite Trypanosoma brucei.
Objective: Protozoan pathogens from the kinetoplastid radiation (Leishmania, Trypanosoma) cause major diseases affecting humans, livestock and plants in the developing World and are an emerging problem in the developed world.
His research interests include kinetoplastid and apicomplexan parasites.
Lipid biosynthesis pathways as chemotherapeutic targets in kinetoplastid parasites.
This agreement covers kinetoplastid diseases (leishmaniass, Chagas disease, and human African trypanosomiasis), helminth infections (lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis), and dracunculiasis, fascioliasis and schistosomiasis.
The mitochondrial genome of kinetoplastid protozoa: genomic organization, transcription, replication and evolution.
Working in partnership with industry and academia, DNDi has the largest ever R&D portfolio for the kinetoplastid.
HLA class I-restricted T cell epitopes of the kinetoplastid membrane protein-11 presented by Leishmania donovani-infected human macrophages.
They are Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry, Cancer Cell International, Cardiovascular Diabetology, Directed Evolution, Filarial Infections--Diseases and their Control, International Journal of Equity in Health, Kinetoplastid Biology and Disease, The Malaria Journal, Microbial Cell Factories, Natural Negatives, The Nutrition Journal, and Proteome Science.