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Igor C. Almeida

TitleDirector, Biomolecule Characterization Core Facility
Faculty RankProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Texas at El Paso
DepartmentBiological Sciences
AddressUniversity of Texas at El Paso
Bioscience Res. Building
500 West University Avenue
El Paso TX 79968
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    1. Zamith-Miranda D, Peres da Silva R, Couvillion SP, Bredeweg EL, Burnet MC, Coelho C, Camacho E, Nimrichter L, Puccia R, Almeida IC, Casadevall A, Rodrigues ML, Alves LR, Nosanchuk JD, Nakayasu ES. Omics Approaches for Understanding Biogenesis, Composition and Functions of Fungal Extracellular Vesicles. Front Genet. 2021; 12:648524. PMID: 34012462.
    2. Torrico F, Gascón J, Barreira F, Blum B, Almeida IC, Alonso-Vega C, Barboza T, Bilbe G, Correia E, Garcia W, Ortiz L, Parrado R, Ramirez JC, Ribeiro I, Strub-Wourgaft N, Vaillant M, Sosa-Estani S. New regimens of benznidazole monotherapy and in combination with fosravuconazole for treatment of Chagas disease (BENDITA): a phase 2, double-blind, randomised trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 08; 21(8):1129-1140. PMID: 33836161.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    3. Cortes-Serra N, Mendes MT, Mazagatos C, Segui-Barber J, Ellis CC, Ballart C, Garcia-Alvarez A, Gállego M, Gascon J, Almeida IC, Pinazo MJ, Fernandez-Becerra C. Plasma-Derived Extracellular Vesicles as Potential Biomarkers in Heart Transplant Patient with Chronic Chagas Disease. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 08; 26(8):1846-1851. PMID: 32687028.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    4. Toda H, Diaz-Varela M, Segui-Barber J, Roobsoong W, Baro B, Garcia-Silva S, Galiano A, Gualdrón-López M, Almeida ACG, Brito MAM, de Melo GC, Aparici-Herraiz I, Castro-Cavadía C, Monteiro WM, Borràs E, Sabidó E, Almeida IC, Chojnacki J, Martinez-Picado J, Calvo M, Armengol P, Carmona-Fonseca J, Yasnot MF, Lauzurica R, Marcilla A, Peinado H, Galinski MR, Lacerda MVG, Sattabongkot J, Fernandez-Becerra C, Del Portillo HA. Plasma-derived extracellular vesicles from Plasmodium vivax patients signal spleen fibroblasts via NF-kB facilitating parasite cytoadherence. Nat Commun. 2020 06 02; 11(1):2761. PMID: 32487994.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    5. Alonso-Padilla J, Abril M, Alarcón de Noya B, Almeida IC, Angheben A, Araujo Jorge T, Chatelain E, Esteva M, Gascón J, Grijalva MJ, Guhl F, Hasslocher-Moreno AM, López MC, Luquetti A, Noya O, Pinazo MJ, Ramsey JM, Ribeiro I, Ruiz AM, Schijman AG, Sosa-Estani S, Thomas MC, Torrico F, Zrein M, Picado A. Target product profile for a test for the early assessment of treatment efficacy in Chagas disease patients: An expert consensus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 04; 14(4):e0008035. PMID: 32324735.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Cronemberger-Andrade A, Xander P, Soares RP, Pessoa NL, Campos MA, Ellis CC, Grajeda B, Ofir-Birin Y, Almeida IC, Regev-Rudzki N, Torrecilhas AC. Trypanosoma cruzi-Infected Human Macrophages Shed Proinflammatory Extracellular Vesicles That Enhance Host-Cell Invasion via Toll-Like Receptor 2. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020; 10:99. PMID: 32266161.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    7. Duarte TT, Ellis CC, Grajeda BI, De Chatterjee A, Almeida IC, Das S. A Targeted Mass Spectrometric Analysis Reveals the Presence of a Reduced but Dynamic Sphingolipid Metabolic Pathway in an Ancient Protozoan, Giardia lamblia. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2019; 9:245. PMID: 31396488.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    8. Portillo S, Zepeda BG, Iniguez E, Olivas JJ, Karimi NH, Moreira OC, Marques AF, Michael K, Maldonado RA, Almeida IC. A prophylactic a-Gal-based glycovaccine effectively protects against murine acute Chagas disease. NPJ Vaccines. 2019; 4:13. PMID: 30911415.
    9. Ortega-Rodriguez U, Portillo S, Ashmus RA, Duran JA, Schocker NS, Iniguez E, Montoya AL, Zepeda BG, Olivas JJ, Karimi NH, Alonso-Padilla J, Izquierdo L, Pinazo MJ, de Noya BA, Noya O, Maldonado RA, Torrico F, Gascon J, Michael K, Almeida IC. Purification of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Anchored Mucins from Trypanosoma cruzi Trypomastigotes and Synthesis of a-Gal-Containing Neoglycoproteins: Application as Biomarkers for Reliable Diagnosis and Early Assessment of Chemotherapeutic Outcomes of Chagas Disease. Methods Mol Biol. 2019; 1955:287-308. PMID: 30868536.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    10. Qasim H, Karim ZA, Silva-Espinoza JC, Khasawneh FT, Rivera JO, Ellis CC, Bauer SL, Almeida IC, Alshbool FZ. Short-Term E-Cigarette Exposure Increases the Risk of Thrombogenesis and Enhances Platelet Function in Mice. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 07 18; 7(15). PMID: 30021806.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    11. Subramaniam KS, Austin V, Schocker NS, Montoya AL, Anderson MS, Ashmus RA, Mesri M, Al-Salem W, Almeida IC, Michael K, Acosta-Serrano A. Anti-a-Gal antibodies detected by novel neoglycoproteins as a diagnostic tool for Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania major. Parasitology. 2018 11; 145(13):1758-1764. PMID: 29898796.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    12. Torrico F, Gascon J, Ortiz L, Alonso-Vega C, Pinazo MJ, Schijman A, Almeida IC, Alves F, Strub-Wourgaft N, Ribeiro I. Treatment of adult chronic indeterminate Chagas disease with benznidazole and three E1224 dosing regimens: a proof-of-concept, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 04; 18(4):419-430. PMID: 29352704.
      Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCTClinical Trials
    13. Iniguez E, Schocker NS, Subramaniam K, Portillo S, Montoya AL, Al-Salem WS, Torres CL, Rodriguez F, Moreira OC, Acosta-Serrano A, Michael K, Almeida IC, Maldonado RA. An a-Gal-containing neoglycoprotein-based vaccine partially protects against murine cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania major. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Oct; 11(10):e0006039. PMID: 29069089.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    14. Sharma AI, Olson CL, Mamede JI, Gazos-Lopes F, Epting CL, Almeida IC, Engman DM. Sterol targeting drugs reveal life cycle stage-specific differences in trypanosome lipid rafts. Sci Rep. 2017 08 22; 7(1):9105. PMID: 28831063.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    15. Brito CR, McKay CS, Azevedo MA, Santos LC, Venuto AP, Nunes DF, D'Ávila DA, Rodrigues da Cunha GM, Almeida IC, Gazzinelli RT, Galvão LM, Chiari E, Sanhueza CA, Finn MG, Marques AF. Virus-like Particle Display of the a-Gal Epitope for the Diagnostic Assessment of Chagas Disease. ACS Infect Dis. 2016 12 09; 2(12):917-922. PMID: 27696820.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    16. Zheng X, Zhang X, Schocker NS, Renslow RS, Orton DJ, Khamsi J, Ashmus RA, Almeida IC, Tang K, Costello CE, Smith RD, Michael K, Baker ES. Enhancing glycan isomer separations with metal ions and positive and negative polarity ion mobility spectrometry-mass spectrometry analyses. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2017 Jan; 409(2):467-476. PMID: 27604268.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    17. Herrera LJ, Brand S, Santos A, Nohara LL, Harrison J, Norcross NR, Thompson S, Smith V, Lema C, Varela-Ramirez A, Gilbert IH, Almeida IC, Maldonado RA. Validation of N-myristoyltransferase as Potential Chemotherapeutic Target in Mammal-Dwelling Stages of Trypanosoma cruzi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Apr; 10(4):e0004540. PMID: 27128971.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    18. Araujo RN, Franco PF, Rodrigues H, Santos LCB, McKay CS, Sanhueza CA, Brito CRN, Azevedo MA, Venuto AP, Cowan PJ, Almeida IC, Finn MG, Marques AF. Amblyomma sculptum tick saliva: a-Gal identification, antibody response and possible association with red meat allergy in Brazil. Int J Parasitol. 2016 Mar; 46(3):213-220. PMID: 26812026.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    19. Szempruch AJ, Sykes SE, Kieft R, Dennison L, Becker AC, Gartrell A, Martin WJ, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Hajduk SL, Harrington JM. Extracellular Vesicles from Trypanosoma brucei Mediate Virulence Factor Transfer and Cause Host Anemia. Cell. 2016 Jan 14; 164(1-2):246-257. PMID: 26771494.
      Citations: 89     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    20. Martins NO, Souza RT, Cordero EM, Maldonado DC, Cortez C, Marini MM, Ferreira ER, Bayer-Santos E, Almeida IC, Yoshida N, Silveira JF. Molecular Characterization of a Novel Family of Trypanosoma cruzi Surface Membrane Proteins (TcSMP) Involved in Mammalian Host Cell Invasion. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Nov; 9(11):e0004216. PMID: 26565791.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    21. Majumdar S, Almeida IC, Arigi EA, Choi H, VerBerkmoes NC, Trujillo-Reyes J, Flores-Margez JP, White JC, Peralta-Videa JR, Gardea-Torresdey JL. Environmental Effects of Nanoceria on Seed Production of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris): A Proteomic Analysis. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Nov 17; 49(22):13283-93. PMID: 26488752.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
    22. Schocker NS, Portillo S, Brito CR, Marques AF, Almeida IC, Michael K. Synthesis of Gala(1,3)Galß(1,4)GlcNAca-, Galß(1,4)GlcNAca- and GlcNAc-containing neoglycoproteins and their immunological evaluation in the context of Chagas disease. Glycobiology. 2016 Jan; 26(1):39-50. PMID: 26384953.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    23. Lara FA, Pohl PC, Gandara AC, Ferreira Jda S, Nascimento-Silva MC, Bechara GH, Sorgine MH, Almeida IC, Vaz Ida S, Oliveira PL. ATP Binding Cassette Transporter Mediates Both Heme and Pesticide Detoxification in Tick Midgut Cells. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0134779. PMID: 26258982.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    24. Jacquez P, Avila G, Boone K, Altiyev A, Puschhof J, Sauter R, Arigi E, Ruiz B, Peng X, Almeida I, Sherman M, Xiao C, Sun J. The Disulfide Bond Cys255-Cys279 in the Immunoglobulin-Like Domain of Anthrax Toxin Receptor 2 Is Required for Membrane Insertion of Anthrax Protective Antigen Pore. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0130832. PMID: 26107617.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    25. Pinazo MJ, Thomas MC, Bustamante J, Almeida IC, Lopez MC, Gascon J. Biomarkers of therapeutic responses in chronic Chagas disease: state of the art and future perspectives. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2015 May; 110(3):422-32. PMID: 25946151.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Longo LV, Nakayasu ES, Pires JH, Gazos-Lopes F, Vallejo MC, Sobreira TJ, Almeida IC, Puccia R. Characterization of Lipids and Proteins Associated to the Cell Wall of the Acapsular Mutant Cryptococcus neoformans Cap 67. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2015 Sep-Oct; 62(5):591-604. PMID: 25733123.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    27. Marcilla A, Martin-Jaular L, Trelis M, de Menezes-Neto A, Osuna A, Bernal D, Fernandez-Becerra C, Almeida IC, Del Portillo HA. Extracellular vesicles in parasitic diseases. J Extracell Vesicles. 2014; 3:25040. PMID: 25536932.
    28. Alegre-Maller AC, Mendonça FC, da Silva TA, Oliveira AF, Freitas MS, Hanna ES, Almeida IC, Gay NJ, Roque-Barreira MC. Therapeutic administration of recombinant Paracoccin confers protection against paracoccidioides brasiliensis infection: involvement of TLRs. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Dec; 8(12):e3317. PMID: 25474158.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    29. Vargas G, Rocha JD, Oliveira DL, Albuquerque PC, Frases S, Santos SS, Nosanchuk JD, Gomes AM, Medeiros LC, Miranda K, Sobreira TJ, Nakayasu ES, Arigi EA, Casadevall A, Guimaraes AJ, Rodrigues ML, Freire-de-Lima CG, Almeida IC, Nimrichter L. Compositional and immunobiological analyses of extracellular vesicles released by Candida albicans. Cell Microbiol. 2015 Mar; 17(3):389-407. PMID: 25287304.
      Citations: 81     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    30. Al-Salem WS, Ferreira DM, Dyer NA, Alyamani EJ, Balghonaim SM, Al-Mehna AY, Al-Zubiany S, Ibrahim el-K, Al Shahrani AM, Alkhuailed H, Aldahan MA, Al Jarallh AM, Abdelhady SS, Al-Zahrani MH, Almeida IC, Acosta-Serrano A. Detection of high levels of anti-a-galactosyl antibodies in sera of patients with Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis: a possible tool for diagnosis and biomarker for cure in an elimination setting. Parasitology. 2014 Dec; 141(14):1898-903. PMID: 25297927.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
    31. Gazos-Lopes F, Oliveira MM, Hoelz LV, Vieira DP, Marques AF, Nakayasu ES, Gomes MT, Salloum NG, Pascutti PG, Souto-Padrón T, Monteiro RQ, Lopes AH, Almeida IC. Structural and functional analysis of a platelet-activating lysophosphatidylcholine of Trypanosoma cruzi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Aug; 8(8):e3077. PMID: 25101628.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    32. Mariano VS, Zorzetto-Fernandes AL, da Silva TA, Ruas LP, Nohara LL, Almeida IC, Roque-Barreira MC. Recognition of TLR2 N-glycans: critical role in ArtinM immunomodulatory activity. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e98512. PMID: 24892697.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    33. Serna C, Lara JA, Rodrigues SP, Marques AF, Almeida IC, Maldonado RA. A synthetic peptide from Trypanosoma cruzi mucin-like associated surface protein as candidate for a vaccine against Chagas disease. Vaccine. 2014 Jun 12; 32(28):3525-32. PMID: 24793944.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    34. Bayer-Santos E, Lima FM, Ruiz JC, Almeida IC, da Silveira JF. Characterization of the small RNA content of Trypanosoma cruzi extracellular vesicles. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2014 Feb; 193(2):71-4. PMID: 24583081.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    35. Zanforlin T, Bayer-Santos E, Cortez C, Almeida IC, Yoshida N, da Silveira JF. Molecular characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi SAP proteins with host-cell lysosome exocytosis-inducing activity required for parasite invasion. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e83864. PMID: 24391838.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    36. Rizzo J, Oliveira DL, Joffe LS, Hu G, Gazos-Lopes F, Fonseca FL, Almeida IC, Frases S, Kronstad JW, Rodrigues ML. Role of the Apt1 protein in polysaccharide secretion by Cryptococcus neoformans. Eukaryot Cell. 2014 Jun; 13(6):715-26. PMID: 24337112.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    37. Izquierdo L, Marques AF, Gállego M, Sanz S, Tebar S, Riera C, Quintó L, Aldasoro E, Almeida IC, Gascon J. Evaluation of a chemiluminescent enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the diagnosis of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in a nonendemic setting. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2013 Nov; 108(7):928-31. PMID: 24271047.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    38. Carneiro AB, Iaciura BM, Nohara LL, Lopes CD, Veas EM, Mariano VS, Bozza PT, Lopes UG, Atella GC, Almeida IC, Silva-Neto MA. Lysophosphatidylcholine triggers TLR2- and TLR4-mediated signaling pathways but counteracts LPS-induced NO synthesis in peritoneal macrophages by inhibiting NF-?B translocation and MAPK/ERK phosphorylation. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e76233. PMID: 24312681.
      Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    39. Ashmus RA, Schocker NS, Cordero-Mendoza Y, Marques AF, Monroy EY, Pardo A, Izquierdo L, Gállego M, Gascon J, Almeida IC, Michael K. Potential use of synthetic a-galactosyl-containing glycotopes of the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi as diagnostic antigens for Chagas disease. Org Biomol Chem. 2013 Sep 14; 11(34):5579-83. PMID: 23863943.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    40. Eaves-Pyles T, Patel J, Arigi E, Cong Y, Cao A, Garg N, Dhiman M, Pyles RB, Arulanandam B, Miller AL, Popov VL, Soong L, Carlsen ED, Coletta C, Szabo C, Almeida IC. Immunomodulatory and antibacterial effects of cystatin 9 against Francisella tularensis. Mol Med. 2013 Aug 28; 19:263-75. PMID: 23922243.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    41. Longo LV, Nakayasu ES, Gazos-Lopes F, Vallejo MC, Matsuo AL, Almeida IC, Puccia R. Characterization of cell wall lipids from the pathogenic phase of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis cultivated in the presence or absence of human plasma. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e63372. PMID: 23691038.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    42. Mendez TL, De Chatterjee A, Duarte TT, Gazos-Lopes F, Robles-Martinez L, Roy D, Sun J, Maldonado RA, Roychowdhury S, Almeida IC, Das S. Glucosylceramide transferase activity is critical for encystation and viable cyst production by an intestinal protozoan, Giardia lamblia. J Biol Chem. 2013 Jun 07; 288(23):16747-16760. PMID: 23589290.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    43. Rodrigues ML, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Nimrichter L. The impact of proteomics on the understanding of functions and biogenesis of fungal extracellular vesicles. J Proteomics. 2014 Jan 31; 97:177-86. PMID: 23583696.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    44. Longo LV, Nakayasu ES, Matsuo AL, Peres da Silva R, Sobreira TJ, Vallejo MC, Ganiko L, Almeida IC, Puccia R. Identification of human plasma proteins associated with the cell wall of the pathogenic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2013 Apr; 341(2):87-95. PMID: 23398536.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    45. Peng B, Huang X, Nakayasu ES, Petersen JR, Qiu S, Almeida IC, Zhang JY. Using immunoproteomics to identify alpha-enolase as an autoantigen in liver fibrosis. J Proteome Res. 2013 Apr 05; 12(4):1789-96. PMID: 23458688.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Bayer-Santos E, Aguilar-Bonavides C, Rodrigues SP, Cordero EM, Marques AF, Varela-Ramirez A, Choi H, Yoshida N, da Silveira JF, Almeida IC. Proteomic analysis of Trypanosoma cruzi secretome: characterization of two populations of extracellular vesicles and soluble proteins. J Proteome Res. 2013 Feb 01; 12(2):883-97. PMID: 23214914.
      Citations: 99     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    47. Tahiri F, Li Y, Hawke D, Ganiko L, Almeida I, Levery S, Zhou D. Lack of iGb3 and Isoglobo-Series Glycosphingolipids in Pig Organs Used for Xenotransplantation: Implications for Natural Killer T-Cell Biology. J Carbohydr Chem. 2013 Jan 01; 32(1):44-67. PMID: 23378701.
    48. Song W, Delyria ES, Chen J, Huang W, Lee JS, Mittendorf EA, Ibrahim N, Radvanyi LG, Li Y, Lu H, Xu H, Shi Y, Wang LX, Ross JA, Rodrigues SP, Almeida IC, Yang X, Qu J, Schocker NS, Michael K, Zhou D. MUC1 glycopeptide epitopes predicted by computational glycomics. Int J Oncol. 2012 Dec; 41(6):1977-84. PMID: 23023583.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    49. Soares RP, Torrecilhas AC, Assis RR, Rocha MN, Moura e Castro FA, Freitas GF, Murta SM, Santos SL, Marques AF, Almeida IC, Romanha AJ. Intraspecies variation in Trypanosoma cruzi GPI-mucins: biological activities and differential expression of a-galactosyl residues. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Jul; 87(1):87-96. PMID: 22764297.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    50. Vallejo MC, Nakayasu ES, Longo LV, Ganiko L, Lopes FG, Matsuo AL, Almeida IC, Puccia R. Lipidomic analysis of extracellular vesicles from the pathogenic phase of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e39463. PMID: 22745761.
      Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    51. Loures FV, Stroeder H, Almeida I, Calich VL. Paracoccidioides brasiliensis lipids modulate macrophage activity via Toll-dependent or independent mechanisms. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2012 Oct; 66(1):58-70. PMID: 22574780.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    52. Rodrigues SP, Ventura JA, Aguilar C, Nakayasu ES, Choi H, Sobreira TJ, Nohara LL, Wermelinger LS, Almeida IC, Zingali RB, Fernandes PM. Label-free quantitative proteomics reveals differentially regulated proteins in the latex of sticky diseased Carica papaya L. plants. J Proteomics. 2012 Jun 18; 75(11):3191-8. PMID: 22465191.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    53. Yamaleyeva LM, Gilliam-Davis S, Almeida I, Brosnihan KB, Lindsey SH, Chappell MC. Differential regulation of circulating and renal ACE2 and ACE in hypertensive mRen2.Lewis rats with early-onset diabetes. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2012 Jun 01; 302(11):F1374-84. PMID: 22378820.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    54. Vallejo MC, Nakayasu ES, Matsuo AL, Sobreira TJ, Longo LV, Ganiko L, Almeida IC, Puccia R. Vesicle and vesicle-free extracellular proteome of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis: comparative analysis with other pathogenic fungi. J Proteome Res. 2012 Mar 02; 11(3):1676-85. PMID: 22288420.
      Citations: 75     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    55. Nakayasu ES, Sobreira TJ, Torres R, Ganiko L, Oliveira PS, Marques AF, Almeida IC. Improved proteomic approach for the discovery of potential vaccine targets in Trypanosoma cruzi. J Proteome Res. 2012 Jan 01; 11(1):237-46. PMID: 22115061.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    56. Martin-Jaular L, Nakayasu ES, Ferrer M, Almeida IC, Del Portillo HA. Exosomes from Plasmodium yoelii-infected reticulocytes protect mice from lethal infections. PLoS One. 2011; 6(10):e26588. PMID: 22046311.
      Citations: 78     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
    57. De Marchi CR, Di Noia JM, Frasch AC, Amato Neto V, Almeida IC, Buscaglia CA. Evaluation of a recombinant Trypanosoma cruzi mucin-like antigen for serodiagnosis of Chagas' disease. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011 Nov; 18(11):1850-5. PMID: 21880857.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    58. Bayona JC, Nakayasu ES, Laverrière M, Aguilar C, Sobreira TJ, Choi H, Nesvizhskii AI, Almeida IC, Cazzulo JJ, Alvarez VE. SUMOylation pathway in Trypanosoma cruzi: functional characterization and proteomic analysis of target proteins. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2011 Dec; 10(12):M110.007369. PMID: 21832256.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    59. Gesteira TF, Coulson-Thomas VJ, Ogata FT, Farias EH, Cavalheiro RP, de Lima MA, Cunha GL, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Toma L, Nader HB. A novel approach for the characterisation of proteoglycans and biosynthetic enzymes in a snail model. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011 Dec; 1814(12):1862-9. PMID: 21854878.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    60. Pereira MG, Nakayasu ES, Sant'Anna C, De Cicco NN, Atella GC, de Souza W, Almeida IC, Cunha-e-Silva N. Trypanosoma cruzi epimastigotes are able to store and mobilize high amounts of cholesterol in reservosome lipid inclusions. PLoS One. 2011; 6(7):e22359. PMID: 21818313.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    61. Bussacos AC, Nakayasu ES, Hecht MM, Parente JA, Soares CM, Teixeira AR, Almeida IC. Diversity of anti-haemostatic proteins in the salivary glands of Rhodnius species transmitters of Chagas disease in the greater Amazon. J Proteomics. 2011 Aug 24; 74(9):1664-72. PMID: 21742069.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    62. Zhou D, Levery SB, Hsu FF, Wang PG, Teneberg S, Almeida IC, Li Y, Xu H, Wang LX, Xia C, Ibrahim NK, Michael K. Immunologic mapping of glycomes: implications for cancer diagnosis and therapy. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2011 Jun 01; 3:1520-32. PMID: 21622287.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    63. Rodrigues SP, Ventura JA, Aguilar C, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Fernandes PM, Zingali RB. Proteomic analysis of papaya (Carica papaya L.) displaying typical sticky disease symptoms. Proteomics. 2011 Jul; 11(13):2592-602. PMID: 21630455.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    64. Genovesio A, Giardini MA, Kwon YJ, de Macedo Dossin F, Choi SY, Kim NY, Kim HC, Jung SY, Schenkman S, Almeida IC, Emans N, Freitas-Junior LH. Visual genome-wide RNAi screening to identify human host factors required for Trypanosoma cruzi infection. PLoS One. 2011; 6(5):e19733. PMID: 21625474.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    65. Bussacos AC, Nakayasu ES, Hecht MM, Assumpção TC, Parente JA, Soares CM, Santana JM, Almeida IC, Teixeira AR. Redundancy of proteins in the salivary glands of Panstrongylus megistus secures prolonged procurement for blood meals. J Proteomics. 2011 Aug 24; 74(9):1693-700. PMID: 21601023.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    66. Guimarães AJ, Nakayasu ES, Sobreira TJ, Cordero RJ, Nimrichter L, Almeida IC, Nosanchuk JD. Histoplasma capsulatum heat-shock 60 orchestrates the adaptation of the fungus to temperature stress. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 10; 6(2):e14660. PMID: 21347364.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    67. Vallejo MC, Matsuo AL, Ganiko L, Medeiros LC, Miranda K, Silva LS, Freymüller-Haapalainen E, Sinigaglia-Coimbra R, Almeida IC, Puccia R. The pathogenic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis exports extracellular vesicles containing highly immunogenic a-Galactosyl epitopes. Eukaryot Cell. 2011 Mar; 10(3):343-51. PMID: 21216942.
      Citations: 66     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    68. Emmer BT, Nakayasu ES, Souther C, Choi H, Sobreira TJ, Epting CL, Nesvizhskii AI, Almeida IC, Engman DM. Global analysis of protein palmitoylation in African trypanosomes. Eukaryot Cell. 2011 Mar; 10(3):455-63. PMID: 21193548.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    69. Oliveira DL, Nakayasu ES, Joffe LS, Guimarães AJ, Sobreira TJ, Nosanchuk JD, Cordero RJ, Frases S, Casadevall A, Almeida IC, Nimrichter L, Rodrigues ML. Biogenesis of extracellular vesicles in yeast: Many questions with few answers. Commun Integr Biol. 2010 Nov; 3(6):533-5. PMID: 21331232.
    70. Dobroff AS, Rodrigues EG, Juliano MA, Friaça DM, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Mortara RA, Jacysyn JF, Amarante-Mendes GP, Magliani W, Conti S, Polonelli L, Travassos LR. Differential Antitumor Effects of IgG and IgM Monoclonal Antibodies and Their Synthetic Complementarity-Determining Regions Directed to New Targets of B16F10-Nex2 Melanoma Cells. Transl Oncol. 2010 Aug 01; 3(4):204-17. PMID: 20689762.
    71. Cruz CE, Fogaça AC, Nakayasu ES, Angeli CB, Belmonte R, Almeida IC, Miranda A, Miranda MT, Tanaka AS, Braz GR, Craik CS, Schneider E, Caffrey CR, Daffre S. Characterization of proteinases from the midgut of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus involved in the generation of antimicrobial peptides. Parasit Vectors. 2010 Jul 27; 3:63. PMID: 20663211.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    
    72. Fonseca FL, Nohara LL, Cordero RJ, Frases S, Casadevall A, Almeida IC, Nimrichter L, Rodrigues ML. Immunomodulatory effects of serotype B glucuronoxylomannan from Cryptococcus gattii correlate with polysaccharide diameter. Infect Immun. 2010 Sep; 78(9):3861-70. PMID: 20547742.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    73. Oliveira DL, Nakayasu ES, Joffe LS, Guimarães AJ, Sobreira TJ, Nosanchuk JD, Cordero RJ, Frases S, Casadevall A, Almeida IC, Nimrichter L, Rodrigues ML. Characterization of yeast extracellular vesicles: evidence for the participation of different pathways of cellular traffic in vesicle biogenesis. PLoS One. 2010 Jun 14; 5(6):e11113. PMID: 20559436.
      Citations: 96     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    74. Dias BR, Rodrigues EG, Nimrichter L, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Travassos LR. Identification of iGb3 and iGb4 in melanoma B16F10-Nex2 cells and the iNKT cell-mediated antitumor effect of dendritic cells primed with iGb3. Mol Cancer. 2009 Dec 07; 8:116. PMID: 19968878.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    75. Venkatakrishnan P, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Miller RT. Arginase activity in mitochondria--An interfering factor in nitric oxide synthase activity assays. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Apr 09; 394(3):448-52. PMID: 19896461.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    76. Cordero EM, Nakayasu ES, Gentil LG, Yoshida N, Almeida IC, da Silveira JF. Proteomic analysis of detergent-solubilized membrane proteins from insect-developmental forms of Trypanosoma cruzi. J Proteome Res. 2009 Jul; 8(7):3642-52. PMID: 19374451.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    77. Nakayasu ES, Gaynor MR, Sobreira TJ, Ross JA, Almeida IC. Phosphoproteomic analysis of the human pathogen Trypanosoma cruzi at the epimastigote stage. Proteomics. 2009 Jul; 9(13):3489-506. PMID: 19579231.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    78. Venkatakrishnan P, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Miller RT. Absence of nitric-oxide synthase in sequentially purified rat liver mitochondria. J Biol Chem. 2009 Jul 24; 284(30):19843-55. PMID: 19372221.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    79. Nakayasu ES, Yashunsky DV, Nohara LL, Torrecilhas AC, Nikolaev AV, Almeida IC. GPIomics: global analysis of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored molecules of Trypanosoma cruzi. Mol Syst Biol. 2009; 5:261. PMID: 19357640.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    80. Sant'Anna C, Nakayasu ES, Pereira MG, Lourenço D, de Souza W, Almeida IC, Cunha-E-Silva NL. Subcellular proteomics of Trypanosoma cruzi reservosomes. Proteomics. 2009 Apr; 9(7):1782-94. PMID: 19288526.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    81. Yichoy M, Nakayasu ES, Shpak M, Aguilar C, Aley SB, Almeida IC, Das S. Lipidomic analysis reveals that phosphatidylglycerol and phosphatidylethanolamine are newly generated phospholipids in an early-divergent protozoan, Giardia lamblia. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2009 May; 165(1):67-78. PMID: 19393163.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    82. Medeiros MN, Belmonte R, Soares BC, Medeiros LN, Canetti C, Freire-de-Lima CG, Maya-Monteiro CM, Bozza PT, Almeida IC, Masuda H, Kurtenbach E, Machado EA. Arrest of oogenesis in the bug Rhodnius prolixus challenged with the fungus Aspergillus niger is mediated by immune response-derived PGE2. J Insect Physiol. 2009 Feb; 55(2):150-7. PMID: 19059412.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    83. Furuchó CR, Umezawa ES, Almeida I, Freitas VL, Bezerra R, Nunes EV, Sanches MC, Guastini CM, Teixeira AR, Shikanai-Yasuda MA. Inconclusive results in conventional serological screening for Chagas' disease in blood banks: evaluation of cellular and humoral response. Trop Med Int Health. 2008 Dec; 13(12):1527-33. PMID: 18983272.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    84. Mesquita RD, Carneiro AB, Bafica A, Gazos-Lopes F, Takiya CM, Souto-Padron T, Vieira DP, Ferreira-Pereira A, Almeida IC, Figueiredo RT, Porto BN, Bozza MT, Graça-Souza AV, Lopes AH, Atella GC, Silva-Neto MA. Trypanosoma cruzi infection is enhanced by vector saliva through immunosuppressant mechanisms mediated by lysophosphatidylcholine. Infect Immun. 2008 Dec; 76(12):5543-52. PMID: 18794282.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    85. Dhiman M, Nakayasu ES, Madaiah YH, Reynolds BK, Wen JJ, Almeida IC, Garg NJ. Enhanced nitrosative stress during Trypanosoma cruzi infection causes nitrotyrosine modification of host proteins: implications in Chagas' disease. Am J Pathol. 2008 Sep; 173(3):728-40. PMID: 18688021.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    86. Looi KS, Nakayasu ES, Diaz RA, Tan EM, Almeida IC, Zhang JY. Using proteomic approach to identify tumor-associated antigens as markers in hepatocellular carcinoma. J Proteome Res. 2008 Sep; 7(9):4004-12. PMID: 18672925.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    87. Albuquerque PC, Nakayasu ES, Rodrigues ML, Frases S, Casadevall A, Zancope-Oliveira RM, Almeida IC, Nosanchuk JD. Vesicular transport in Histoplasma capsulatum: an effective mechanism for trans-cell wall transfer of proteins and lipids in ascomycetes. Cell Microbiol. 2008 Aug; 10(8):1695-710. PMID: 18419773.
      Citations: 126     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    88. Fridberg A, Olson CL, Nakayasu ES, Tyler KM, Almeida IC, Engman DM. Sphingolipid synthesis is necessary for kinetoplast segregation and cytokinesis in Trypanosoma brucei. J Cell Sci. 2008 Feb 15; 121(Pt 4):522-35. PMID: 18230649.
      Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    89. Rodrigues ML, Nakayasu ES, Oliveira DL, Nimrichter L, Nosanchuk JD, Almeida IC, Casadevall A. Extracellular vesicles produced by Cryptococcus neoformans contain protein components associated with virulence. Eukaryot Cell. 2008 Jan; 7(1):58-67. PMID: 18039940.
      Citations: 211     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    90. Pereira LO, Oliveira PL, Almeida IC, Paiva-Silva GO. Biglutaminyl-biliverdin IX alpha as a heme degradation product in the dengue fever insect-vector Aedes aegypti. Biochemistry. 2007 Jun 12; 46(23):6822-9. PMID: 17508725.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    91. Hanna ES, Roque-Barreira MC, Bernardes ES, Panunto-Castelo A, Sousa MV, Almeida IC, Brocchi M. Evidence for glycosylation on a DNA-binding protein of Salmonella enterica. Microb Cell Fact. 2007 Apr 02; 6:11. PMID: 17407574.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    
    92. Matsuo AL, Carmona AK, Silva LS, Cunha CE, Nakayasu ES, Almeida IC, Juliano MA, Puccia R. C-Npys (S-3-nitro-2-pyridinesulfenyl) and peptide derivatives can inhibit a serine-thiol proteinase activity from Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007 Apr 20; 355(4):1000-5. PMID: 17328865.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    93. Nogueira NF, Gonzalez MS, Gomes JE, de Souza W, Garcia ES, Azambuja P, Nohara LL, Almeida IC, Zingales B, Colli W. Trypanosoma cruzi: involvement of glycoinositolphospholipids in the attachment to the luminal midgut surface of Rhodnius prolixus. Exp Parasitol. 2007 Jun; 116(2):120-8. PMID: 17306256.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    94. Pereira LS, Silva PI, Miranda MT, Almeida IC, Naoki H, Konno K, Daffre S. Structural and biological characterization of one antibacterial acylpolyamine isolated from the hemocytes of the spider Acanthocurria gomesiana. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007 Jan 26; 352(4):953-9. PMID: 17157805.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    95. Monteiro AC, Schmitz V, Svensjo E, Gazzinelli RT, Almeida IC, Todorov A, de Arruda LB, Torrecilhas AC, Pesquero JB, Morrot A, Bouskela E, Bonomo A, Lima AP, Müller-Esterl W, Scharfstein J. Cooperative activation of TLR2 and bradykinin B2 receptor is required for induction of type 1 immunity in a mouse model of subcutaneous infection by Trypanosoma cruzi. J Immunol. 2006 Nov 01; 177(9):6325-35. PMID: 17056563.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    96. Maldonado RA, Kuniyoshi RK, Linss JG, Almeida IC. Trypanosoma cruzi oleate desaturase: molecular characterization and comparative analysis in other trypanosomatids. J Parasitol. 2006 Oct; 92(5):1064-74. PMID: 17152952.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    97. Utz S, Roditi I, Kunz Renggli C, Almeida IC, Acosta-Serrano A, Bütikofer P. Trypanosoma congolense procyclins: unmasking cryptic major surface glycoproteins in procyclic forms. Eukaryot Cell. 2006 Aug; 5(8):1430-40. PMID: 16896226.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    98. Oliveira GA, Baptista DL, Guimarães-Motta H, Almeida IC, Masuda H, Atella GC. Flight-oogenesis syndrome in a blood-sucking bug: biochemical aspects of lipid metabolism. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2006 Aug; 62(4):164-75. PMID: 16933278.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    99. Paiva-Silva GO, Cruz-Oliveira C, Nakayasu ES, Maya-Monteiro CM, Dunkov BC, Masuda H, Almeida IC, Oliveira PL. A heme-degradation pathway in a blood-sucking insect. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 May 23; 103(21):8030-5. PMID: 16698925.
      Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    100. Nimrichter L, Cerqueira MD, Leitão EA, Miranda K, Nakayasu ES, Almeida SR, Almeida IC, Alviano CS, Barreto-Bergter E, Rodrigues ML. Structure, cellular distribution, antigenicity, and biological functions of Fonsecaea pedrosoi ceramide monohexosides. Infect Immun. 2005 Dec; 73(12):7860-8. PMID: 16299276.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    101. Gomes MT, Monteiro RQ, Grillo LA, Leite-Lopes F, Stroeder H, Ferreira-Pereira A, Alviano CS, Barreto-Bergter E, Neto HC, Cunha E Silva NL, Almeida IC, Soares RM, Lopes AH. Platelet-activating factor-like activity isolated from Trypanosoma cruzi. Int J Parasitol. 2006 Feb; 36(2):165-73. PMID: 16337632.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    102. Fogaça AC, Almeida IC, Eberlin MN, Tanaka AS, Bulet P, Daffre S. Ixodidin, a novel antimicrobial peptide from the hemocytes of the cattle tick Boophilus microplus with inhibitory activity against serine proteinases. Peptides. 2006 Apr; 27(4):667-74. PMID: 16191451.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    103. da Cunha JP, Nakayasu ES, Elias MC, Pimenta DC, Téllez-Iñón MT, Rojas F, Muñoz MJ, Manuel M, Almeida IC, Schenkman S. Trypanosoma cruzi histone H1 is phosphorylated in a typical cyclin dependent kinase site accordingly to the cell cycle. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2005 Mar; 140(1):75-86. PMID: 15694489.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    104. Andrade AL, Martelli CM, Oliveira RM, Silva SA, Aires AI, Soussumi LM, Covas DT, Silva LS, Andrade JG, Travassos LR, Almeida IC. Short report: benznidazole efficacy among Trypanosoma cruzi-infected adolescents after a six-year follow-up. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Nov; 71(5):594-7. PMID: 15569790.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCTClinical Trials
    105. Zamboni DS, Campos MA, Torrecilhas AC, Kiss K, Samuel JE, Golenbock DT, Lauw FN, Roy CR, Almeida IC, Gazzinelli RT. Stimulation of toll-like receptor 2 by Coxiella burnetii is required for macrophage production of pro-inflammatory cytokines and resistance to infection. J Biol Chem. 2004 Dec 24; 279(52):54405-15. PMID: 15485838.
      Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    106. Cassera MB, Gozzo FC, D'Alexandri FL, Merino EF, del Portillo HA, Peres VJ, Almeida IC, Eberlin MN, Wunderlich G, Wiesner J, Jomaa H, Kimura EA, Katzin AM. The methylerythritol phosphate pathway is functionally active in all intraerythrocytic stages of Plasmodium falciparum. J Biol Chem. 2004 Dec 10; 279(50):51749-59. PMID: 15452112.
      Citations: 44     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    107. Malley R, Morse SC, Leite LC, Areas AP, Ho PL, Kubrusly FS, Almeida IC, Anderson P. Multiserotype protection of mice against pneumococcal colonization of the nasopharynx and middle ear by killed nonencapsulated cells given intranasally with a nontoxic adjuvant. Infect Immun. 2004 Jul; 72(7):4290-2. PMID: 15213177.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    108. da Silva AF, Rodrigues ML, Farias SE, Almeida IC, Pinto MR, Barreto-Bergter E. Glucosylceramides in Colletotrichum gloeosporioides are involved in the differentiation of conidia into mycelial cells. FEBS Lett. 2004 Mar 12; 561(1-3):137-43. PMID: 15013765.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    109. Buscaglia CA, Campo VA, Di Noia JM, Torrecilhas AC, De Marchi CR, Ferguson MA, Frasch AC, Almeida IC. The surface coat of the mammal-dwelling infective trypomastigote stage of Trypanosoma cruzi is formed by highly diverse immunogenic mucins. J Biol Chem. 2004 Apr 16; 279(16):15860-9. PMID: 14749325.
      Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    110. Campos MA, Rosinha GM, Almeida IC, Salgueiro XS, Jarvis BW, Splitter GA, Qureshi N, Bruna-Romero O, Gazzinelli RT, Oliveira SC. Role of Toll-like receptor 4 in induction of cell-mediated immunity and resistance to Brucella abortus infection in mice. Infect Immun. 2004 Jan; 72(1):176-86. PMID: 14688095.
      Citations: 44     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    111. Zufferey R, Allen S, Barron T, Sullivan DR, Denny PW, Almeida IC, Smith DF, Turco SJ, Ferguson MA, Beverley SM. Ether phospholipids and glycosylinositolphospholipids are not required for amastigote virulence or for inhibition of macrophage activation by Leishmania major. J Biol Chem. 2003 Nov 07; 278(45):44708-18. PMID: 12944391.
      Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    112. Lara FA, Lins U, Paiva-Silva G, Almeida IC, Braga CM, Miguens FC, Oliveira PL, Dansa-Petretski M. A new intracellular pathway of haem detoxification in the midgut of the cattle tick Boophilus microplus: aggregation inside a specialized organelle, the hemosome. J Exp Biol. 2003 May; 206(Pt 10):1707-15. PMID: 12682102.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    113. Procópio DO, Almeida IC, Torrecilhas AC, Cardoso JE, Teyton L, Travassos LR, Bendelac A, Gazzinelli RT. Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored mucin-like glycoproteins from Trypanosoma cruzi bind to CD1d but do not elicit dominant innate or adaptive immune responses via the CD1d/NKT cell pathway. J Immunol. 2002 Oct 01; 169(7):3926-33. PMID: 12244192.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    114. Teixeira MM, Almeida IC, Gazzinelli RT. Introduction: innate recognition of bacteria and protozoan parasites. Microbes Infect. 2002 Jul; 4(9):883-6. PMID: 12106780.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    115. Ropert C, Ferreira LR, Campos MA, Procópio DO, Travassos LR, Ferguson MA, Reis LF, Teixeira MM, Almeida IC, Gazzinelli RT. Macrophage signaling by glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored mucin-like glycoproteins derived from Trypanosoma cruzi trypomastigotes. Microbes Infect. 2002 Jul; 4(9):1015-25. PMID: 12106796.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    116. Soares RP, Macedo ME, Ropert C, Gontijo NF, Almeida IC, Gazzinelli RT, Pimenta PF, Turco SJ. Leishmania chagasi: lipophosphoglycan characterization and binding to the midgut of the sand fly vector Lutzomyia longipalpis. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2002 May; 121(2):213-24. PMID: 12034455.
      Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    117. Di Noia JM, Buscaglia CA, De Marchi CR, Almeida IC, Frasch AC. A Trypanosoma cruzi small surface molecule provides the first immunological evidence that Chagas' disease is due to a single parasite lineage. J Exp Med. 2002 Feb 18; 195(4):401-13. PMID: 11854354.
      Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
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