Letícia Alves Gomes Albertti

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Trypanosoma cruzi host cell entry depends on lysosomes for the formation of the parasitophorous vacuole. Lysosome internal surface is covered by two major proteins, highly sialilated, Lysosome Associated Membrane Proteins 1 and 2. T. cruzi, on the other hand, needs to acquire sialic acid from its host cell through the activity of trans-sialidase, an event(More)
Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic disease of economic importance in livestock, but may also infect wild animals and occasionally humans. Its principal infective agent is Mycobacterium bovis. The present study was undertaken to examine the possible involvement of wildlife in the M. bovis life cycle in the Pantanal and to assess their potential role as a wild(More)
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