Sultana Shahana Banu et al.
International journal for parasitology, 49(7), 555-567 (2019-05-21)
In the Indian subcontinent, infection with Leishmania donovani can cause fatal visceral leishmaniasis. Genetic variation in L. donovani is believed to occur rapidly from environmental changes and through selective drug pressures, thereby allowing continued disease occurrence in this region. All...
Huda Mahmoud et al.
Frontiers in microbiology, 8, 2063-2063 (2017-11-09)
Corals that naturally thrive under extreme conditions are gaining increasing attention due to their importance as living models to understand the impact of global warming on world corals. Here, we present the first metagenomic study of viral communities in corals...
Julia Heger-Stevic et al.
PLoS pathogens, 14(12), e1007488-e1007488 (2018-12-20)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) replicates its 3 kb DNA genome through capsid-internal reverse transcription, initiated by assembly of 120 core protein (HBc) dimers around a complex of viral pregenomic (pg) RNA and polymerase. Following synthesis of relaxed circular (RC) DNA...
Nat. Toxicology Program (NTP) (NIH)
Report on Carcinogens (12th Ed. ) (2011)
Théo Araújo-Santos et al.
Scientific reports, 7(1), 4334-4334 (2017-07-01)
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) remains a major public health problem worldwide. Cytokine balance is thought to play a critical role in the development of this disease. Here, we perform a prospective exploratory study addressing whether simultaneous assessment of circulating levels of...