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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
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2003
2003
The present work showed the presence of a megasome in Leishmania (Leishmania) chagasi amastigotes. Transmission electron… Expand
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2001
2001
Abstract Megasomes are large lysosomes found in the amastigote stage of Leishmania species belonging to the mexicana complex. The… 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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2001
2001
Abstract. Amastigotes of Leishmania species belonging to the Leishmania mexicana complex exhibit large lysosomes, called… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Helicobacter pylori colonizes the gastric epithelium of approximately 50% of the world's population and plays a causative role in… Expand
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1994
1994
Biosynthesis, enzymatic processing, and immunocytochemical localization of an abundant developmentally regulated cysteine… Expand
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1993
1993
A developmentally regulated cysteine proteinase associated with an unique lysosomal organelle, the megasome, has been described… Expand
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1986
1986
Leishmania mexicana mexicana (M379) amastigotes were found to contain much higher activities than cultured promastigotes of five… Expand
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