Galactose recognition by the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii.

  title={Galactose recognition by the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii.},
  author={Jan Marchant and Ben Cowper and Yan Liu and Livia Lai and Camila Figueiredo Pinzan and Jean Baptiste Marq and Nikolas Friedrich and Kovilen Sawmynaden and Lloyd Liew and Wengang Chai and Robert A. Childs and Savvas Saouros and Peter A. Simpson and Maria Cristina Roque Barreira and Ten E N Feizi and Dominique Soldati-Favre and S. G. Matthews},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
  volume={287 20},
Toxosplasma gondii is the model parasite of the phylum Apicomplexa, which contains numerous obligate intracellular parasites of medical and veterinary importance, including Eimeria, Sarcocystis, Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, and Plasmodium species. Members of this phylum actively enter host cells by a multistep process with the help of microneme protein (MIC) complexes that play important roles in motility, host cell attachment, moving junction formation, and invasion. T. gondii (Tg)MIC1-4-6… CONTINUE READING


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Galactose Recognition by T. gondii

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