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megasome

Large, cysteine proteinase rich lysosomes, often found in the amastigote (an intracytoplasmic, nonflagellated form of the parasite) stage of… Expand
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2011
2011
BackgroundHelicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a micro-aerophilic, spiral-shaped, motile bacterium that is the principal cause of… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Previous studies have demonstrated that Helicobacter pylori (Hp) delays its entry into macrophages and persists inside megasomes… Expand
2003
2003
The present work showed the presence of a megasome in Leishmania (Leishmania) chagasi amastigotes. Transmission electron… Expand
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Abstract Megasomes are large lysosomes found in the amastigote stage of Leishmania species belonging to the mexicana complex. The… Expand
2001
2001
Abstract. Amastigotes of Leishmania species belonging to the Leishmania mexicana complex exhibit large lysosomes, called… Expand
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2001
2001
The establishment of Leishmania in mammals depends on the transformation of metacyclic promastigotes into amastigotes within… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Helicobacter pylori colonizes the gastric epithelium of ∼50% of the world's population and plays a causative role in the… Expand
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Biosynthesis, enzymatic processing, and immunocytochemical localization of an abundant developmentally regulated cysteine… Expand
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
A developmentally regulated cysteine proteinase associated with an unique lysosomal organelle, the megasome, has been described… Expand
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Leishmania mexicana mexicana (M379) amastigotes were found to contain much higher activities than cultured promastigotes of five… Expand