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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 14-37

Heat shock proteins and parasitic diseases: Part II. Protozoa

Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt

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Sherif M Abaza
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia
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DOI: 10.4103/1687-7942.163407

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List of contents 1. Plasmodium spp. 1.1. Introduction 1.2. Historical background 1.3. Applications 2. Leishmania spp. 2.1. Introduction 2.2. Applications 3. Trypanosoma spp. 3.1. African trypanosomiasis 3.1.1. Applications 3.2. American trypanosomiasis 3.2.1. Introduction 3.2.2. Applications 4. Toxoplasma gondii 4.1. Applications 5. Cryptosporidium spp. 5.1. Applications 6. Other protozoa 6.1. Babesia spp. 6.2. Microsporidium spp. 6.3. Giardia lamblia 6.4. Eimeria spp. 6.5. Trichomonas vaginalis 6.6. Entamoeba histolytica 6.7. Free living amoeba 6.8. Cyclospora cayetanensis 6.9. Blastocystis spp. 6.10. Theileria spp. Concluding Remarks References Abbreviations ASS: African sleeping sickness; BiP: Binding protein; BS: Bloodstream forms; CL: Cutaneous leishmaniasis; COWP: Cryptosporidium oocyst wall protein; CTL: Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte; Cy: Cytosolic; ER: Endoplasmic reticulum; GA: Geldanamycin; GP60: Glycoprotein 60; HSP: Heat shock protein; ITS: Internal transcribed spacer; KMP-11: Kinetoplastid membrane protein-11 gene; MAb: Monoclonal antibody; MCL: Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis; MHC: Major histocompatibility complexe; Mit: Mitochondrial; NO: Nitric oxide; PS: Procyclic forms; PTEX: Plasmodium translocon of exported proteins; sHSP: small heat shock protein; SSU: Small subunit; TL: Tegumentary leishmaniasis; TLR: Toll like receptor; VL: Visceral leishmaniasis; VSG: Variant surface glycoprotein.

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