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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
CD4+ T cells have a crucial role in mediating protection against a variety of pathogens through production of specific cytokines… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mice with homologous disruption of the gene coding for either the p35 subunit or the p40 subunit of interleukin-12 (IL-12) and… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Experimental infection with the intracellular protozoan Leishmania major constitutes a particularly versatile model for assessing… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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