Onchocerca volvulus

A species of nematode in the family Onchocercidae with a smooth cuticle, blunt anterior and posterior ends, and lacking lips or a buccal capsule. The… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Onchocerciasis, an infection caused by the filarial nematode Onchocerca volvulus, is a major public health concern… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Onchocerca volvulus is the causative agent of onchocerciasis, or "river blindness". Ivermectin has been used for mass… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
We describe the successful use of RNA interference (RNAi) to investigate gene function in the human filarial parasite Onchocerca… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Onchocerca volvulus, the filarial parasite that causes onchocerciasis or river blindness, contains three distinct genomes. These… (More)
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1998
1998
Random screening of an Onchocerca volvulus third-stage (L3) cDNA library identified a highly abundant cDNA encoding a newly… (More)
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1996
1996
We have investigated the involvement of a cysteine protease in the development of Onchocerca volvulus fourth stage larvae (L4) by… (More)
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1995
1995
Immunity to Onchocerca volvulus (Ov) infection is suggested by the presence of putatively immune (PI) subjects in a region of… (More)
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1993
1993
Third-stage larvae (L3) of Onchocerca volvulus were implanted in diffusion chambers in chimpanzees, mangabey monkeys, rhesus… (More)
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1987
1987
Chemical analysis of adult females of Onchocerca gibsoni gave estimated chitin contents of 200-500 micrograms (g dry weight)-1… (More)
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1977
1977
A technique for the isolation of adult Onchocerca volvulus from excised onchocercomata is described. The nodules are incubated in… (More)
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