Sporozoites

Known as: Sporozoite 
The product of meiotic division of zygotes in parasitic protozoa comprising haploid cells. These infective cells invade the host and undergo asexual… (More)

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1942-2017
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Plasmodium sporozoites make a remarkable journey from the skin, where they are deposited by an infected Anopheline mosquito, to… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Malaria infection starts when mosquitoes inject sporozoites into the skin. The parasites enter the blood stream and make their… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Plasmodium sporozoite invasion of liver cells has been an extremely elusive event to study. In the prevailing model, sporozoites… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Immunization with Plasmodium sporozoites that have been attenuated by gamma-irradiation or specific genetic modification can… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Plasmodium sporozoites are transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitoes and invade hepatocytes as a first and obligatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Plasmodium sporozoites, the infective stage of the malaria parasite transmitted by mosquitoes, migrate through several… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Intracellular bacteria and parasites typically invade host cells through the formation of an internalization vacuole around the… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Many protozoans of the phylum Apicomplexa are invasive parasites that exhibit a substrate-dependent gliding motility. Plasmodium… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In recent malaria sporozoite vaccine trials in humans and mice, antibodies to the sporozoite coat protein have given only modest… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
This study was designed to test the hypothesis that T-cell effector mechanisms are required for protective immunity to malaria… (More)
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