Leishmania major

Known as: Leishmania (Leishmania) major, tropica major, Leishmania, majors, Leishmania tropica 
A parasitic hemoflagellate of the subgenus Leishmania leishmania that infects man and animals and causes cutaneous leishmaniasis (LEISHMANIASIS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Leishmania parasites cause a broad spectrum of clinical disease. Here we report the sequencing of the genomes of two species of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Leishmania species cause a spectrum of human diseases in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. We have sequenced the 36… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Macrophages are host cells for the pathogenic parasite Leishmania major. Neutrophils die and are ingested by macrophages in the… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Established models of T-helper-2-cell dominance in BALB/c mice infected with Leishmania major — involving the early production of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The long-term persistence of pathogens in a host that is also able to maintain strong resistance to reinfection, referred to as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Some pathogens (e.g., Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Toxoplasma gondii, Leishmania spp) have been shown to persist in their host… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Experimental infection with the intracellular protozoan Leishmania major constitutes a particularly versatile model for assessing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Protection induced by vaccination depends on the capacity of the vaccine to elicit an appropriate immune response. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Resistant C57BL/6 mice infected with Leishmania major are self-healing, whereas susceptible BALB/c mice fail to contain cutaneous… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Macrophages infected with amastigotes of Leishmania major and treated with IFN-gamma in vitro develop potent antimicrobial… (More)
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