Necator americanus

Known as: Hookworm, New World, New World Hookworms, Hookworms, New World 
A common parasite of humans in the moist tropics and subtropics. These organisms attach to villi in the small intestine and suck blood causing… (More)
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2014
2014
The hookworm Necator americanus is the predominant soil-transmitted human parasite. Adult worms feed on blood in the small… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND The blood-feeding hookworm Necator americanus infects hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In order to elucidate… (More)
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2009
2009
Blood-feeding parasites use mechanistically distinct proteases to digest hemoglobin (Hb), often as multienzyme cooperative… (More)
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2007
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2007
A multiplex real-time PCR was developed and evaluated for the simultaneous detection of Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus… (More)
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2006
2006
Epidemiological studies suggest that a hookworm infection producing 50 eggs/gram of feces may protect against asthma. We… (More)
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2001
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2001
Two cyp51-related genes (cyp51A and cyp51B) encoding 14-alpha sterol demethylase-like enzymes were identified in the… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
 The rice chitinase gene (RCC2), classified as class I chitinase, was introduced into the somatic embryos of grapevine (Vitis… (More)
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1998
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1998
BACKGROUND The hookworms, Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus, cause significant gastrointestinal blood loss. In… (More)
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1984
1984
This study evaluated the efficacy and tolerance of a single oral 400-mg dose of albendazole on Necator americanus larvae, and… (More)
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1982
1982
Skin penetration by Necator americanus larvae has been investigated in vitro. Larvae were able to penetrate completely human skin… (More)
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