Acanthamoeba

Known as: Acanthamoeba sp, Acanthamoebas, acanthoamoeba 
A genus of motile, unicellular eukaryotic amoebae within the family of Acanthamoebidae that are characterized with the presence of acanthopodia… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Acanthamoeba is a free-living protist pathogen, capable of causing a blinding keratitis and fatal granulomatous encephalitis. The… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Acanthamoeba spp. are free-living amebae that inhabit a variety of air, soil, and water environments. However, these amebae can… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Free-living amebae belonging to the genus Acanthamoeba are the causative agents of granulomatous amebic encephalitis, a chronic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The 18S rRNA gene (Rns) phylogeny of Acanthamoeba is being investigated as a basis for improvements in the nomenclature and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Two Acanthamoeba species, fed at three temperatures, expelled vesicles containing living Legionella pneumophila cells. Vesicles… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We cloned and sequenced the two actin-related proteins (Arps) present in the profilin-binding complex of Acanthamoeba (Machesky… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We identified four polypeptides of 47, 44, 40, and 35 kD that bind to profilin-Sepharose and elute with high salt. When purified… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Free-living and parasitic protozoa are known to harbor a variety of endosymbiotic bacteria, although the roles such endosymbionts… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
We have studied the kinetics of the gelation process that occurs upon warming cold extracts of Acanthamoeba using a low-shear… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
An ATPase that accounts for about 0.3% of the total cell protein has been isolated in 90% purity from Acanfhamoeba castellanii… (More)
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