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Entamoeba histolytica

Known as: Entameba histolytica, histolytica entamoeba 
A species of parasitic protozoa causing ENTAMOEBIASIS and amebic dysentery (DYSENTERY, AMEBIC). Characteristics include a single nucleus containing a… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Cysteine proteases (CPs) play key roles in the pathogenesis of protozoan parasites, including cell/tissue penetration, hydrolysis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Entamoeba histolytica, a protozoan intestinal parasite, is the causative agent of human amebiasis. Amebiasis is the fourth… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ABSTRACT This study investigated the presence of Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, and Entamoeba moshkovskii in stool… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In order for the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica (E.h.) to cause invasive intestinal and extraintestinal infection… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
A genome-wide transcriptional analysis of Entamoeba histolytica was performed on trophozoites isolated from the colon of six… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Entamoeba histolytica is an intestinal parasite and the causative agent of amoebiasis, which is a significant source of morbidity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The parasite Entamoeba histolytica is named for its ability to lyse host tissues. To determine the factors responsible, we have… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Ultrastructural analysis of Entamoeba histolytica reveals that this intestinal human pathogen lacks recognizable mitochondria… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
  • C. Clark, A. Roger
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1995
  • Corpus ID: 21206977
Archezoan protists are though to represent lineages that diverged from other eukaryotes before acquisition of the mitochondrion… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
ABSTRACT. Explaining the low incidence of invasive disease (10%) in humans infected with Entamoeba histolytica has occupied the… Expand