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Ancylostoma

 
 
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Disease relevance of Ancylostoma

 

High impact information on Ancylostoma

 

Biological context of Ancylostoma

 

Anatomical context of Ancylostoma

  • Intestinal extracts from normal [uninfected] and experimental [infected with a repeated dose of 500 + 500 + 1000 Ancylostoma caninum larvae] mice were bioassayed for histamine using isolated guinea pig ileum preparation [14].
  • The alterations of mast cell counts induced in the gut of swiss albino mice by infection with Ancylostoma caninum larvae have been studied, both in single and multiple infections [15].
  • The number of peripheral eosinophils was counted in female Swiss albino mice on 1, 4, 9, 16 and 30 days after infection with various single (500, 1000 and 2000) and weekly repeated (500 + + 500 + 1000, 1000 + 1000 and 1000 + 1000 + 2000) doses of filariform Ancylostoma caninum larvae [16].
 

Associations of Ancylostoma with chemical compounds

  • We expressed a catalytically active cysteine protease, Ac-CP-2, from the blood-feeding stage of the canine hookworm Ancylostoma caninum and vaccinated dogs with the purified protease [17].
  • Zoonotic hookworm larvae of the genus Ancylostoma were shown to contain a hyaluronidase activity that migrated on modified sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) hyaluronic acid gels with an apparent Mr of 49,000 [18].
  • Role of reactive oxygen species in the chemoprophylactic action of methyl [5-[[4-(2-pyridinyl)-1-piperazinyl]-carbonyl]-1H-benzimidazol-2 yl] carbamate in hamster against Ancylostoma ceylanicum [19].
  • NADH oxidase and fumarate reductase of Ancylostoma ceylanicum [20].
  • Antibody against adult Ancylostoma caninum excretory-secretory (ES) products was used to immunoscreen a cDNA expression library leading to the isolation of cDNAs encoding putative hookworm fatty-acid and retinol-binding proteins [21].
 

Gene context of Ancylostoma

 

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Ancylostoma

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