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Targeting Dendritic Cells as a Good Alternative to Combat Leishmania spp.
- Rafael A P Freitas-Silva, Maria C A Brelaz-de-Castro, A. Rezende, V. Pereira
- Front. Immunol.
- 29 October 2014
LEISHMANIASIS: GLOBAL BURDEN, CLINICAL FORMS, AND CURRENT STRATEGIES OF CONTROL Leishmaniasis is an important group of neglected diseases caused by more than 20 spp. of protozoan from the genus… Expand
Dendritic Cell-Based Approaches in the Fight Against Diseases
- Rafael A P Freitas-Silva, Maria C A Brelaz-de-Castro, V. Pereira
- Front. Immunol.
- 26 February 2014
DENDRITIC CELL ROLE IN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND ITS MANIPULATION The immune system works to contain infections through activation of different molecules and cell types. Correct presentation of antigens… Expand
Revision of the species of Elaphropeza Macquart, 1827 (Diptera: Hybotidae, Tachydromiinae) from Amazon Basin and some remarks about E. ciliatocosta (Bezzi, 1904)
Five species of Elaphropeza Macquart, 1827 from the Amazon Basin region are recognized here and re-described in order to clarify and update previous descriptions, as well as illustrations: E.… Expand
New South American species of Crossopalpus Bigot (Diptera: Hybotidae: Tachydromiinae), including biogeographical insights and a reinterpretation of female abdominal tergite 10 in Drapetidini.
Crossopalpus is a rather diverse genus of tachydromiine flies, but regionally the genus is nowhere very speciose. Knowledge on the South American Crossopalpus before this paper included two described… Expand
First records of Leptopezella Sinclair amp; Cumming (Diptera: Hybotidae: Ocydromiinae) from Brazil.
Leptopezella Sinclair Cumming, 2007 is a small genus of Ocydromiinae characterized by the absence of cell dm (Fig. 3) and presence of ventral spine-like setae on the hind first tarsomere (Fig. 2). It… Expand
Two new species of Elaphropeza Macquart, 1827 (Diptera, Hybotidae, Tachydromiinae) from Bolivia, Brazil and Peru
Two new species of Elaphropeza Macquart, 1827 are described and illustrated: Elaphropeza atrata sp. nov. (Brazil and Peru) and Elaphropeza longiseta sp. nov. (Bolivia and Brazil). An updated key to… Expand