Tatiane Rodrigues Oliveira

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BACKGROUND Leptospirosis is a multisystem disease caused by pathogenic strains of the genus Leptospira. We have reported that Leptospira are able to bind plasminogen (PLG), to generate active plasmin in the presence of activator, and to degrade purified extracellular matrix fibronectin. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We have now cloned, expressed and(More)
Background Dengue virus nonstructural protein 1 (NS1) is a highly conserved glycoprotein involved in the production of infectious virus and the pathogenesis of dengue disease [1]. Serum or plasma DENV NS1 level has been found to correlate with viremia titer and disease severity. It can be found in the peripheral blood circulation for up to 9 days from(More)
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