merozoite


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merozoite

[‚mer·ə′zō‚īt]
(invertebrate zoology)
An ameboid trophozoite in some sporozoans produced from a schizont by schizogony.
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In the diclazuril-induced merozoites apoptosis, EtPP5 could help us to understand the signaling mechanism [45].
Fragments of the polymorphic Mr 185,000 glycoprotein from the surface of isolated Plasmodium falciparum merozoite form an antigenic complex.
Serum antibodies from malaria-exposed people recognize conserved epitopes formed by the two epidermal grow factors motifs of MSP1(19), the carboxy-terminal fragment of the major merozoite surface protein of Plasmodium falciparum.
Structural analysis of the glycosyl-phosphatidylinositol membrane anchor of the merozoite surface proteins-1 and-2 of<i> Plasmodium falciparum</i>.
Structural and antigenic polymorphism of the 35- to 48-ki lodalton merozoite surface antigen (MSA-2) of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein-3a: a high-resolution marker for genetic diversity studies.
Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay was carried out to determine the plasmodium falciparum antibodies present in the study population by use of known antigens namely Liver Stage Antigen (LSA-1), Merozoite Surface Protein (MSP) and Circumsporozoite Surface Protein (CSP) [8] and to relate this to the protein energy malnutrition status [12].
Merozoite surface protein -1 (msp-1) present on the surface is an important candidate for vaccine development against asexual blood stages (6).
Age dependant carriage of multiple Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface antigen2 alleles in asymptomatic malaria infections.
The merozoite form of Babesia destroys red blood cells and causes anemia.
11) reported on proteins derived from only 4 merozoite antigens, and therefore did not fully explore the higher-order patterns that might have been revealed had a larger number of blood stage antigens been tested.
1994) Plasmodium falciparum: extensive polymorphism in merozoite surface antigen 2 alleles in an area with endemic malaria in Papua New Guinea.