Over-expression and localization of a host protein on the membrane of Cryptosporidium parvum infected epithelial cells.

The genus Cryptosporidium includes several species of intestinal protozoan parasites which multiply in intestinal epithelial cells. The impact of this infection on the transcriptome of cultured host cells was investigated using DNA microarray hybridizations. The expression of 14 genes found to be consistently up- or down-regulated in infected cell… CONTINUE READING