Leishmania donovani


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Leishmania donovani

[lēsh′man·ē·ə ¦dan·ō¦vän·ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The protozoan parasite that causes kala-azar.
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Characterization of glycolytic enzymes--rAIdolase and rEnolase of Leishmania donovani, identified as Th1 stimulatory proteins, for their immunogenicity and immunoprophyIactic efficacies against experimentaI visceral leishmaniasis.
Leishmania donovani exploits host deubiquitinating enzyme A20, a negative regulator of TLR signaling, to subvert host immune response.
Whole genome sequencing of multiple Leishmania donovani clinical isolates provides insights into population structure and mechanisms of drug resistance," Genome Research, vol.
Amplification of adenine phosphoribosyltransferase suppresses the conditionally lethal growth and virulence phenotype of Leishmania donovani mutants lacking both hypoxanthine-guanine and xanthine phosphoribosyltransferases.
Characterization of Leishmania donovani aquaporins shows presence of subcellular aquaporins similar to tonoplast intrinsic proteins of plants.
Leishmania donovani develops resistance to drug combinations.
Miltefosine induces apoptosis in arsenite-resistant Leishmania donovani promastigotes trough mitochondrial dysfunction.
Genetic heterogeneity of ribosomal internal transcribed spacer in clinical samples of Leishmania donovani spotted on filter paper as revealed by single-strand conformation polymorphisms and sequencing.
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala- azar, is a protozoal parasitic disease caused by Leishmania donovani complex, and transmitted to man by the bite of infected female sandfly Phlebotomus spp.
Post-kala-azar dermal leishmanisis (PKDL), first described by Brahmachari in 1922, is a dermatologic manifestation which usually occurs months to years after resolution of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) caused by Leishmania donovani (1).
Cloning and characterization of angiotension converting enzyme related dipeptidylcarboxypeptidase from Leishmania donovani.

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