Localization of phosphatidylinositol (3,4,5)-trisphosphate to phagosomes in entamoeba histolytica achieved using glutathione S-transferase- and green fluorescent protein-tagged lipid biosensors.


Entamoeba histolytica is an intestinal protozoan parasite that causes amoebic dysentery and liver abscess. Phagocytosis by the parasite is a critical virulence process, since it is a prerequisite for tissue invasion and establishment of chronic infection. While the roles of many of the proteins that regulate phagocytosis-related signaling events in E… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/IAI.00719-09


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