Narcisa L Cunha-E-Silva

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It has been known for many years that trypanosomatids require exogenous essential growth factors in order to divide. Two surface domains are involved in starting nutrient endocytosis: the flagellar(More)
Chagasin is a Trypanosoma cruzi protein that was recently characterized as a tight-binding inhibitor of papain-like cysteine proteases (CPs). Considering that parasite virulence and morphogenesis(More)
The flagellar pocket and the cytostome are surface domains of Trypanosoma cruzi epimastigote involved in acquisition of nutrients. The cytostome is physically connected to the flagellar complex. To(More)