microneme

A small, elongated secretory organelle that forms part of the apical complex, located along the main axis of an apicomplexan parasite cell within the… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Erythrocyte invasion is an essential step in the establishment of host infection by malaria parasites, and is a major target of… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
Microneme secretion supports several key cellular processes including gliding motility, active cell invasion and migration… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Apicomplexan parasites secrete transmembrane (TM) adhesive proteins as part of the process leading to host cell attachment and… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Intracellular life-style has been adopted by many pathogens as a successful immune evasion mechanism. To gain entry to a large… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Vertebrate cells are highly susceptible to infection by obligate intracellular parasites such as Toxoplasma gondii, yet the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Apicomplexan parasites actively secrete proteins at their apical pole as part of the host cell invasion process. The adhesive… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Host-cell invasion by apicomplexan parasites is extremely rapid and relies on a sequence of events that are tightly controlled in… (More)
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2000
2000
The micronemal protein 2 (MIC2) of Toxoplasma gondii shares sequence and structural similarities with a series of adhesive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Apicomplexan parasites, including Toxoplasma gondii, apically attach to their host cells before invasion. Recent studies have… (More)
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1991
1991
Three microneme proteins of Toxoplasma gondii have been characterized using 3 monoclonal antibodies and a recombinant protein… (More)
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