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An indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay method was developed for detection of IgG against 14-3-3 protein in sera of rabbits. Rabbits infected with 500 cercariae of Schistosoma japonicum were grouped and the characterization of the IgG responses was observed. For the treated group, the IgG could be detected as early as 2–4 weeks post-infection and then(More)
Schistosomiasis remains a major public health concern that afflicts millions of people worldwide. Low levels of Schistosoma infection require more sensitive diagnostic methods. In this study, a time-resolved fluoroimmunoassay (TRFIA) was developed for detecting the signal transduction protein 14-3-3, a circulating antigen of Schistosoma japonicum. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the molecules of soluble egg antigen (SEA) for early diagnosis of Schistosoma japonicum infection by two-dimensional electrophoresis (2-DE), immunoblotting and liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). METHODS The 2-DE of SEA was executed through first direction isoelectric focusing (IEF) in immobilized pH(More)
Schistosomiasis remains an important public health problem throughout tropical and subtropical countries. Humans are infected through contact with water contaminated with schistosome cercariae. Therefore, issuing early warnings on the risk of infection is an important preventive measure against schistosomiasis. Sentinel mice are used to monitor water body(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the performance of the biotin-avidin complex enzyme linked immunosorbent assay of detecting specific IgG4 for the diagnosis of clonorchiasis. METHODS The avidin-biotin complex enzyme linked immunosorbent assay of detecting specific IgG4 (IgG4-ABC-ELISA)against Clonorchis sinensis was established, and used to detect the serum samples(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the epitope of monoclonal antibody (McAb) 5C6 against 14-3-3 protein of Schistosoma japonicum by phage display peptide library. METHODS The phage display 12-peptide library was screened with purified McAb 5C6 against 14-3-3 protein of S. japonicum three rounds of bio-panning "adsorption-elution-amplification" to enrich the specific(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the immunogenicity and the immuno-protection of thioredoxin glutathione reductase from Schistosomajaponicum (SjTGR) against schistosome infection in mice. METHODS Seventy-five mice were randomly divided into 5 groups, namely, blank group, PBS group, CpG2 immunized group, TGR immunized group and TGR + CpG2 co-immunized group. Each mouse(More)
OBJECTIVE To prepare the recombinant thioredoxin glutathione reductase of Schistosoma japonicum (SjTGR) with biological activity. METHODS The open reading frame DNA sequence of SjTGR was fused with a bacterial-type selenosysteine insertion sequence (SECIS) element by PCR to form a chimeric gene. The chimeric gene was subcloned into expression plasmid(More)
Schistosome infection typically induces a polarized Th2 type host immune response. As egg antigen molecules play key roles in this immunoregulatory process, clarifying their functions in schistosomiasis would facilitate the development of vaccine and immunotherapeutic methods. Schistosoma japonicum (Sj) CP1412 (GenBank: AY57074.1) has been identified as a(More)
OBJECTIVES To prepare the fusion protein of large hydrophilic domain of 23 kDa membrane protein of Schistosoma japonicum and the mature peptide of human serum albumin (Sj23HD-HSA) and investigate its immunoreactivity. METHODS A fusion protein gene encoding Sj23HD-HSA fusion protein was prepared by overlapping PCR, which was confirmed by TA cloning and DNA(More)
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