Angelika Zalewski

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The Plasmodium ookinete develops over several hours in the bloodmeal of its mosquito vector where it is exposed to exogenous stresses, including cytotoxic reactive oxygen species (ROS). How the parasite adapts to these challenging conditions is not well understood. We have systematically investigated the expression of three cytosolic antioxidant proteins,(More)
OBJECTIVE The microbiome has been implicated in the pathogenesis of a number of allergic and inflammatory diseases. The mucosa affected by eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is composed of a stratified squamous epithelia and contains intraepithelial eosinophils. To date, no studies have identified the esophageal microbiome in patients with EoE or the impact of(More)
The influence of gender on the prevalence, presentation and pathogenesis of allergic diseases is being increasingly recognized [1]. Eosinophilic Eosophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus, seen in both children and adults, and is 3-4 times more common in males than females [2]. Diagnosis of EoE has relied on quantification of(More)
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