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- Li, Mao; Woo, Patrick T.K.
- International journal for parasitology 2014 v.44 no.3-4 pp. 205-210
- Cryptobia, etc ; Salmonidae; agglutination tests; antagonists; antibodies; binding sites; confocal microscopy; cortisol; cytoplasm; dexamethasone; glucocorticoid receptors; host-parasite relationships; in vitro studies; parasites; pathogens; plasma membrane; rabbits; signal transduction; staining; steroid hormone receptors; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... This is the first report to our knowledge that demonstrates a functional steroid hormone receptor in a protozoon. The study used Cryptobia salmositica, a pathogenic haemoflagellate found in salmonid fishes. It has been previously shown that cortisol and dexamethasone (a synthetic glucocorticoid) enhanced the multiplication of C. salmositica under in vitro conditions indicating the presence of gluc ...
- Woo, Patrick T.K.; Ardelli, Bernadette F.
- Developmental and comparative immunology 2014 v.43 no.2 pp. 268-279
- Cryptobia, etc ; Amyloodinium ocellatum; Salmonidae; Trypanoplasma; Trypanosoma; antibodies; antigens; carp; complement; genetically modified organisms; genotype; immune response; live vaccines; loci; macrophages; nitric oxide; salmon; transferrin; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... This discussion is on immune response to Amyloodinium ocellatum, Cryptobia salmositica, Trypanoplasma borreli and Trypanosoma carassii. Piscidin and histone-like proteins enhance innate resistance to Amyloodinium. Fish that are naturally resistant to Cryptobia and Trypanoplasma can be bred. Cryptobia resistance in charr is controlled by a dominant Mendelian locus and protection is via the Alternat ...