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Entamoeba

Known as: Entamoebas, entameba 
A genus of commensal or parasitic Amoebozoans in the class Archamoebae. Almost all species form cysts; the number of nuclei in the cyst varies from 1… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
The human gut microbiota is impacted by host nutrition and health status and therefore represents a potentially adaptive… Expand
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2010
2010
ABSTRACT This study describes the molecular identification of 520 Entamoeba-positive fecal samples from a large and diverse… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
ABSTRACT Infections with Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, and Trichomonas vaginalis, which cause diarrhea, dysentery, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Eukaryotes contain numerous transposable or mobile elements capable of parasite-like proliferation in the host genome. All known… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Entamoeba moshkovskii cysts are morphologically indistinguishable from those of the disease-causing species E. histolytica and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The phylogenetic relationships of amoebae are poorly resolved. To address this difficult question, we have sequenced 1,280… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
ABSTRACT The efficacies of 12 5-nitroimidazole compounds and 1 previously described lactam-substituted nitroimidazole with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We sequenced small-subunit ribosomal RNA genes (16S-like rDNAs) of 10 species belonging to the genera Entamoeba and Endolimax… Expand
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1997
1997
Entamoeba histolytica is a protozoan parasite of humans, and the causitive agent of intestinal amebiasis. The disease-causing… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We propose a general theory of clonal reproduction for parasitic protozoa, which has important medical and biological… Expand
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