Trypanosoma cruzi

Known as: cruzi trypanosoma, American trypanosome, Trypanosoma cruzus 
A species of parasitic euglenoid protozoan in the family Trypanosomatidae. T. cruzi is passed between mammalian hosts through the feces of a… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Chagas' disease is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi and causes potentially life-threatening disease of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In an effort to unify the nomenclature of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease, an updated system was agreed… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The surface of the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi is covered in mucins, which contribute to parasite protection and to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Whole-genome sequencing of the protozoan pathogen Trypanosoma cruzi revealed that the diploid genome contains a predicted 22,570… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease, has at least two principal intraspecific subdivisions, T. cruzi I (TCI… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Chagas disease is a debilitating human illness caused by infection with the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. A capacity to invade and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Parasitic protozoa within the taxon Trypanosoma cruzi are considered to be derived from multiple clonal lineages, and show broad… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A new drug screening method was devised utilizing Trypanosoma cruzi cells that express the Escherichia coli beta-galactosidase… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The susceptibility and natural resistance to two nitroheterocyclic derivatives used clinically in Chagas disease (nifurtimox and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Metacyclic trypomastigotes of Trypanosoma cruzi have been obtained in chemically defined axenic culture. The differentiating… (More)
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