Increased tau phosphorylation and receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (RAGE) in the brain of mice infected with Leishmania amazonensis

@article{Gasparotto2015IncreasedTP,
  title={Increased tau phosphorylation and receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (RAGE) in the brain of mice infected with Leishmania amazonensis},
  author={Juciano Gasparotto and Mario R. Senger and Alice Kunzler and Adriana Degrossoli and Salvatore Giovanni de Simone and Rafael Calixto Bortolin and Nauana Somensi and Carolina Saibro Girardi and Celeste da Silva Freitas de Souza and K{\'a}tia da Silva Calabrese and Felipe Dal-Pizzol and Jos{\'e} Cl{\'a}udio Fonseca Moreira and Floriano Paes Silva-Jr and Daniel Pens Gelain},
  journal={Brain, Behavior, and Immunity},
  year={2015},
  volume={43},
  pages={37-45}
}
Leishmaniasis is a parasitosis caused by several species of the genus Leishmania, an obligate intramacrophagic parasite. Although neurologic symptoms have been observed in human cases of leishmaniasis, the manifestation of neurodegenerative processes is poorly studied. The aim of the present work was to investigate if peripheral infection of BALB/c mice… CONTINUE READING