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Abe, N., Kimata, I. & Iseki, M. (2002) [Usefulness of multiplex-PCR for identification of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar (in Japanese)]. Kansenshogaku Zasshi 76: 921-927.

Ackers, J.P. (2002) The diagnostic implications of the separation of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar. J. Biosci. 27: 573-578.

Adagu, I.S., Nolder, D., Warhurst, D.C. & Rossignol, J.F. (2002) In vitro activity of nitazoxanide and related compounds against isolates of Giardia intestinalis, Entamoeba histolytica and Trichomonas vaginalis. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 49: 103-111.

Abd-Alla, M.D. & Ravdin, J.I. (2002) Diagnosis of amoebic colitis by antigen capture ELISA in patients presenting with acute diarrhoea in Cairo, Egypt. Trop. Med. Int. Health 7: 365-370.

Agha Rodina, A.I. & Teoderescu, I. 2002. Prevalence of intestinal parasites in three localities in Gaza Governorates - Palestine. Arch. Publ. Hlth., 60: 363-370.

Ahsan, T., Jehangir, M.U., Mahmood, T., Ahmed, N., Saleem, M., Shahid, M., Shaheer, A. & Anwer, A. (2002) Amoebic versus pyogenic liver abscess. J. Pak. Med. Assoc. 52: 497-501.

Al-Bayatti, S.M. (2002) Etiology of chronic diarrhea. Saudi Med. J. 23: 675-679.

Amin, O.M. (2002) Seasonal prevalence of intestinal parasites in the United States during 2000. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 66: 799-803.

Ankri, S. (2002) Strategies of the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica to evade the innate immune responses of intestinal epithelial cells. J. Biosci. 27: 609-614.

Arisue, N., Hashimoto, T. & Hasegawa, M. (2002) Early evolution of eukaryotes inferred from genome data. International Congress Series 1246: 209-215.

Arteaga-Nieto, P., López-Romero, E., Teran-Figueroa, Y., Cano-Canchola, C., Luna Arias, J.P., Flores-Carreón, A. & Calvo-Méndez, C. (2002) Entamoeba histolytica: purification and characterization of ornithine decarboxylase. Exp. Parasitol. 101: 215-222.

Avila, E.E., Martinez-Alcaraz, E.R., Barbosa-Sabanero, G., Rivera-Baron, E.I., Arias-Negrete, S. & Zazueta-Sandova, l.R. (2002) Subcellular localization of the NAD+-dependent alcohol dehydrogenase in Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites. J. Parasitol. 88: 217-222.

Ayeh-Kumi, P.F. & Petri, W.A. (2002) Diagnosis and management of amebiasis. Infect. Med. 19: 375-382.

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Balci, N.C. & Sirvanci, M. (2002) MR imaging of infective liver lesions. Magn. Reson. Imaging Clin. N. Am. 10: 121-135, vii.

Banerjee, S., Das, S. & Lohia, A. (2002) Eukaryotic checkpoints are absent in the cell division cycle of Entamoeba histolytica. J. Biosci. 27: 567-572.

Bañuelos, C., Orozco, E., Gómez, C., González, A., Medel, O., Mendoza, L. & Pérez, D.G. (2002) Cellular location and function of the P-glycoproteins (EhPgps) in Entamoeba histolytica multidrug-resistant trophozoites. Microb. Drug Resist. 8: 291-300.

Barwick, R.S., Uzicanin, A., Lareau, S., Malakmadze, N., Imnadze, P., Iosava, M., Ninashvili, N., Wilson, M., Hightower, A.W., Johnston, S., Bishop, H., Petri Jr, W.A. & Juranek, D.D. (2002) Outbreak of amebiasis in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, 1998. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 67: 623-631.

Beck, D.L., Tanyuksel, M., Mackey, A.J., Haque, R., Trapaidze, N., Pearson, W.R., Loftus, B. & Petri, W.A. (2002) Entamoeba histolytica: sequence conservation of the Gal/GalNAc lectin from clinical isolates. Exp. Parasitol. 101: 157-163.

Benakli, K., Terme, T. & Vanelle, P. (2002) Synthesis of new active sulfones in the 5-nitroimidazole series. Molecules 7: 382-385.

Bharti, N., Shailendra, Coles, S.J., Hursthouse, M.B., Mayer, T.A., Garza, M.T.G., Cruz-Vega, D.E., Mata-Cardenas, B.D., Naqvi, F., Maurya, M.R. & Azam, A. (2002) Synthesis, crystal structure, and enhancement of the efficacy of metronidazole against Entamoeba histolytica by complexation with palladium(II), platinum(II), or copper(II). Helv. Chim. Acta 85: 2704-2712.

Bhattacharya, S., Bhattacharya, A. & Petri, W.A.J. (2002) Examining Entamoeba [Meeting Report]. Trends Parasitol. 18: 196-197.

Bhattacharya, S., Bakre, A. & Bhattacharya, A. (2002) Mobile genetic elements in protozoan parasites. J. Genet. 81: 73-86.

Blessmann, J. & Tannich, E. (2002) Treatment of asymptomatic intestinal Entamoeba histolytica infection. N. Engl. J. Med. 347: 1384.

Blessmann, J., Van Linh, P., Nu, P.A., Thi, H.D., Muller-Myhsok, B., Buss, H. & Tannich, E. (2002) Epidemiology of amebiasis in a region of high incidence of amebic liver abscess in central Vietnam. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 66: 578-583.

Blessmann, J., Buß, H., Ton Nu, P.A., Dinh, B.T., Viet Ngo, Q.T., Le Van, A., Abd Alla, M.D., Jackson, T.F.H.G., Ravdin, J.I. & Tannich, E. (2002) Real-time PCR for detection and differentiation of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar in fecal samples. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40: 4413-4417.

Boettner, D.R., Huston, C. & Petri Jr, W.A. (2002) Galactose/N-acetylgalactosamine lectin: the coordinator of host cell killing. J. Biosci. 27: 553-557.

Bracha, R., Nuchamowitz, Y. & Mirelman, D. (2002) Amoebapore is an important virulence factor of Entamoeba histolytica. J. Biosci. 27: 579-587.

Bruchhaus, I., Roeder, T., Lotter, H., Schwerdtfeger, M. & Tannich, E. (2002) Differential gene expression in Entamoeba histolytica isolated from amoebic liver abscess. Mol. Microbiol. 44: 1063-1072.

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Calore, E.E., Calore, N.M. & Cavaliere, M.J. (2002) Salpingitis due to Entamoeba histolytica. Braz. J. Infect. Dis. 6: 97-99.

Carme, B., Motard, A., Bau, P., Day, C., Aznar, C. & Moreau, B. (2002) Intestinal parasitoses among Wayampi Indians from French Guiana. Parasite 9: 167-174.

Cedillo-Rivera, R., Chavez, B., Gonzalez-Robles, A., Tapia, A. & Yepez-Mulia, L. (2002) In vitro effect of nitazoxanide against Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia intestinalis and Trichomonas vaginalis trophozoites. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 49: 201-208.

Cesur, Y., Caksen, H., Ozkaya, E., Kirimi, E., Yilmaz, H., Akcay, G. & Odabas, D. (2002) Childhood amoebiasis (Letter). Trop. Doct. 32: 181.

Ceylan, A., Acemolu, H., Özerdem, N., Özba, D. & Gül, K. (2002) [The prevalence of intestinal parasites in Diyarbakir city in 2001 (in Turkish)]. Türk Hijyen ve Deneysel Biyoloji Dergisi, 59: 7-12.

Chang, Y.T., Wu, M.S., Hung, C.C. & Lin, J.T. (2002) Amebic liver abscess with a hepatogastric fistula. Gastrointest. Endosc. 56: 906.

Chávez-Rueda, K., Agundis-Máta, C., Zenteno, E., Shibayama, M., Tsutsumi, V., Muñoz, O., Leanos-Miranda, A. & Blanco-Favela, F. (2002) Development of a diagnostic test for Entamoeba histolytica using idiotype expression in human. J. Immunol. Methods 262: 29-40.

Chen, J.F., Liu, G.Y., Chen, W.L., Wen, W.R. & Lin, L.Q. (2002) [Studies on the pathogenicity and pathogenic mechanism of Entamoeba gingivalis (in Chinese)]. Acta Parasitol. Med. Entomol. Sinica 9: 145-148.

Chen, W.L., Chen, J.F. & Liu, G.Y. (2002) [Studies on ultrastructure and lysosomal enzyme cytochemistry of Entamoeba gingivalis (in Chinese)]. Chinese J. Zoonoses 18: 97-99.

Chomicz, L., Piekarczyk, J., Starosciak, B., Fiedor, P., Piekarczyk, B., Szubinska, D., Zawadzki, P.J. & Walski, M. (2002) Comparative studies on the occurrence of protozoans, bacteria and fungi in the oral cavity of patients with systemic disorders. Acta Parasitol. 47: 147-153.

Choudhury, S.R. & Sen, A.K. (2002) Necrotizing amebic colitis in a child. Pediatr. Surg. Intl. 18: 498-500.

Cimerman, S., Castañeda, C.G., Iuliano, W.A. & Palacios, R. (2002) [Profile of intestinal parasites diagnosed in HIV infected patients in the HAART era at a reference center in São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)]. Parasitol. Latinoamer., 57: 111-118.

Clark, C.G. & Diamond, L.S. (2002) Methods for cultivation of luminal parasitic protists of clinical importance. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 15: 329-341.

Clark, C.G., Zaki, M. & Ali, I.K.M. (2002) Genetic diversity in Entamoeba histolytica. J. Biosci. 27: 603-607.

Coke, R.L., Carpenter, J.W., Aboellail, T., Armbrust, L. & Isaza, R. (2002) Dilated cardiomyopathy and amebic gastritis in a giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla). J. Zoo Wildl. Med. 33: 272-279.

Cook, G.C. (2002) Travel-associated intestinal disease. J. R. Soc. Promot. Hlth. 122: 75-76.

Coppi, A., Merali, S. & Eichinger, D. (2002) The enteric parasite Entamoeba uses an autocrine catecholamine system during differentiation into the infectious cyst stage. J. Biol. Chem.277 : 8083-8090.

Cox, F.E.G. (2002) History of human parasitology. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 15: 595-612.

Crisóstomo-Vázquez, M.P., Cervantes-Cervantes, M.P., Jiménez-Cardoso, E. & Muñoz-Sánchez, J.L. (2002) Relationship between free radicals produced by Entamoeba histolytica and its proteases complex activity. Rev. Latinoamer. Microbiol., 44: 79-82.

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Dagci, H., Ustun, S., Taner, M.S., Ersoz, G., Karacasu, F. & Budak, S. (2002) Protozoon infections and intestinal permeability. Acta Trop. 81: 1-5.

Das, S., Stevens, T., Castillo, C., Villasenor, A., Arredondo, H. & Reddy, K. (2002) Lipid metabolism in mucous-dwelling amitochondriate protozoa. Int. J. Parasitol. 32: 655-675.

Davis, A.N., Haque, R. & Petri Jr, W.A. (2002) Update on protozoan parasites of the intestine. Curr. Opin. Gastroenterol. 18: 10-14.

Delgadillo, D.M., Perez, D.G., Gomez, C., Ponce, A., Paz, F., Banuelos, C., Mendoza, L., Lopez, C. & Orozco, E. (2002) The Entamoeba histolytica EhPgp5 (MDR-like) protein induces swelling of the trophozoites and alters chloride-dependent currents in Xenopus laevis oocytes. Microb. Drug Resist. 8: 15-26.

Delgado-Corona, P., Martínez-Cadena, G., Alvarez, A.H., Torres-Calzada, H.E. & Avila, E.E. (2002) An extracellular monoADP-ribosyl transferase activity in Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 49: 454-459.

Diakou, A. & Papadopoulos, E. (2002) Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites of cattle in Greece. J. Hellenic Vet. Med. Soc., 53: 304-309.

Eichinger, D., Coppi, A., Frederick, J. & Merali, S. (2002) Catecholamines in Entamoebae: recent (re)discoveries. J. Biosci. 27: 589-593.

Erbagci, A.B., Tarakcioglu, M., Namiduru, M., Namiduru, E.S., Özaslan, J. & Karaoglan, I. (2002) Serum zinc and copper levels in amebic dysentery. Eastern J. Med. 7: 11-14.

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Fernandez, M.C., Verghese, S., Bhuvaneswari, R., Elizabeth, S.J., Mathew, T., Anitha, A. & Chitra, A.K. (2002) A comparative study of the intestinal parasites prevalent among children living in rural and urban settings in and around Chennai. J. Commun. Dis., 34: 35-39.

Franco, E., Manning-Cela, R. & Meza, I. (2002) Signal transduction in Entamoeba histolytica induced by interaction with fibronectin. Presence and activation of phosphokinase A and its possible relation to invasiveness. Arch. Med. Res. 33: 389-397.

Furst, C., Gomes, M.A., Tafuri, W.L. & Silva, E.F. (2002) Biological aspects of a Brazilian strain of Entamoeba dispar. Pathologica 94: 22-27.

Garre, C., Moran, S., Albaladejo, A., Garcia, J. & Mercader, J. (2002) [Amebic liver abscess (in Spanish)]. Rev. Esp. Enferm. Dig. 94: 564-565.

Garrido-Gonzalez, E., Zurabian, R. & Acuña-Soto, R. (2002) Cyst production and transmission of Entamoeba and Endolimax. Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 96: 119-123.

Gatti, S., Swierczynski, G., Robinson, F., Anselmi, M., Corrales, J., Moreira, J., Montalvo, G., Bruno, A., Maserati, R., Bisoffi, Z. & Scaglia, M. (2002) Amebic infections due to the Entamoeba histolytica-Entamoeba dispar complex: a study of the incidence in a remote rural area of Ecuador. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 67: 123-127.

Gaucher, D. & Chadee, K. (2002) Construction and immunogenicity of a codon-optimized Entamoeba histolytica Gal-lectin-based DNA vaccine. Vaccine 20: 3244-3253.

Ghoshal, S. & Lakshmi, V. (2002) Potential antiamoebic property of the roots of Piper longum Linn. Phytother. Res. 16: 689-691.

Gilles, H.M. & Hoffman, P.S. (2002) Treatment of intestinal parasitic infections: a review of nitazoxanide. Trends Parasitol. 18: 95-97.

Godbold, G.D., Corbett, K.D. & Mann, B.J. (2002) A Rho-like small GTPase of Entamoeba histolytica contains an unusual amino acid residue in a conserved GDP-stabilization region and is not a substrate for C3 exoenzyme. Exp. Parasitol. 101: 107-110.

Goessling, W. & Chung, R.T. (2002) Amebic liver abscess. Curr. Treat. Options Gastroenterol. 5: 443-449.

Gonzalez, E., Rico, G., Mendoza, G., Ramos, F., Garcia, G., Moran, P., Valadez, A., Melendro, E.I. & Ximenez, C. (2002) Calreticulin-like molecule in trophozoites of Entamoeba histolytica HM1:IMSS (Swissprot: accession P83003). Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 67: 636-639.

Guevara-Gonzalez, L. & Mendez-Sanchez, N. (2002) Amebic liver abscess and liver cirrhosis. Ann. Hepatol. 1: 44.

Guevara-Gonzalez, L. & Mendez-Sanchez, N. (2002) Amebic liver abscess open to the inferior vena cava. Ann. Hepatol. 1: 90.

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Haghighi, A., Kobayashi, S., Takeuchi, T., Masuda, G. & Nozaki, T. (2002) Remarkable genetic polymorphism among Entamoeba histolytica isolates from a limited geographic area. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40: 4081-4090.

Hamide, A., Srimannaryana, Bhushan, G., Subrahmanyam, D.K., Parija, S.C. & Das, A. (2002) Amoebic liver abscess in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection. J. Assoc. Physicians India 50: 832-833.

Haque, R., Duggal, P., Ali, I.K.M., Hossain, M.B., Mondal, D., Sack, R.B., Farr, B.M., Beaty, T.H. & Petri Jr., W.A. (2002) Innate and acquired resistance to amebiasis in Bangladeshi children. J. Infect. Dis. 186: 547-552.

Harder, A. (2002) Chemotherapeutic approaches to protozoa: Giardia, Trichomonas and Entamoeba - current level of knowledge and outlook (Letter). Parasitol. Res. 88: 591.

Harouna, Y.D., Abdou, I., Abarchi, H. & Madougou, M. (2002) [Infectious colitis revealed by massive rectal haemorrhage: report of three cases (in French)]. Méd. Afr. Noire 49: 70-72.

Hassan, M., Afify, H., Abdel-Ghaffar, M., Dyab, A.K., Hassounah, O., El-Badrawy, E.M.G., Salaeh, A., Gaber, O. & Dawood, M.M. (2002) Detection of E. histolytica, G. lamblia, and Cryptosporidium copro-antigens in stool samples. J. Egypt. Soc. Parasitol. 32: 191-200.

Heckendorn, F., N'Goran, E.K., Felger, I., Vounatsou, P., Yapi, A., Oettli, A., Marti, H.P., Dobler, M., Traoré, M., Lohourignon, K.L. & Lengler, C. (2002) Species-specific field testing of Entamoeba spp. in an area of high endemicity. Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg 96: 521-528.

Hellberg, A., Nowak, N., Leippe, M., Tannich, E. & Bruchhaus, I. (2002) Recombinant expression and purification of an enzymatically active cysteine proteinase of the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. Protein Expr. Purif. 24: 131-137.

Hohmann, C. (2002) [Amebiasis (in German)]. Pharmazeut. Zeitg. 147: 42-45.

Houpt, E.R., Glembocki, D.J., Obrig, T.G., Moskaluk, C.A., Lockhart, L.A., Wright, R.L., Seaner, R.M., Keepers, T.R., Wilkins, T.D. & Petri Jr, W.A. (2002) The mouse model of amebic colitis reveals mouse strain susceptibility to infection and exacerbation of disease by CD4(+) T cells. J. Immunol. 169: 4496-4503.

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Inceboz, T., Ayhan, Y. & Inan, S. (2002) [A retrospective study of intestinal parasites in the Izmir Behcet Uz Children's Hospital (in Turkish)]. Türk. Parazitol. Dergisi 26: 205-207.

Jamil, B. & Hamid, S.S. (2002) Abscesses in the liver: amoebic or pyogenic? (Editorial). J. Pak. Med. Assoc. 52: 495-496.

Jankiewicz, R. (2002) Clinical manifestations and ultrasonography guided aspiration of amoebic liver abscesses in St Walburg's Hospital, Nyangao, Tanzania. Trop. Doct. 32: 92-93.

Jarillo-Luna, R., Campos-Rodríguez, R. & Tsutsumi, V. (2002) Entamoeba histolytica: immunohistochemical study of hepatic amoebiasis in mouse. Neutrophils and nitric oxide as possible factors of resistance. Exp. Parasitol. 101: 40-56.

Joshi, M., Chowdhary, A.S., Dalal, P.J. & Maniar, J.K. (2002) Parasitic diarrhoea in patients with AIDS. Natl. Med. J. India 15: 72-74.

Kadoya, S., Dohden, K., Kaizaki, Y., Hosokawa, O., Maeda, S., Hayashi, H., Hattori, M., Takeda, T. & Watanabe, K. (2002) [A case of fulminant amebic colitis presenting as paralytic ileus (in Japanese)]. Gastroenterol. Endosc. 44: 2095-2100.

Kaji, R., Sakata, K., Ogawa, K., Tamiya, Y., Watanabe, M., Kubo, Y., Arakawa, M. & Sata, M. (2002) [A case of amebic liver abscess with HIV (in Japanese)]. Acta Hepatol. Japonica 43: 575-580.

Karere, G.M. & Munene, E. (2002) Some gastro-intestinal tract parasites in wild De Brazza's monkeys (Cercopithecus neglectus) in Kenya. Vet. Parasitol. 110: 153-157.

Katz, U., Ankri, S., Stolarsky, T., Nuchamowit, Y. & Mirelman, D. (2002) Entamoeba histolytica expressing a dominant negative N-truncated light subunit of its Gal-Lectin are less virulent. Mol Biol Cell 13: 4256-4265.

Kaur, R., Rawat, D., Kakkar, M., Uppal, B. & Sharma, V.K. (2002) Intestinal parasites in children with diarrhea in Delhi, India. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health, 33, 725-729.

Kirimi, E., Caksen, H., Cesur, Y., Ceylan, A., Demirtas, I., Yilmaz, H., Ugras, S. & Odabas, D. (2002) Use of sulfasalizine in the treatment of post amebic rectocolitis (Letter). J. Emerg. Med. 22: 105-106.

Kolganova, T.V., Ermolaev, A.V. & Doyle, R.J. (2002) Effects of asparaginase and polyphenol oxidase on adhesive characteristics of microorganisms. Bull. Exper. Biol. Med. 133: 58-61.

Kostoingue, B., Tidjani, M.T., Mbaideji, F. & Alio, H.M. (2002) [Prevalence of intestinal parasitoses in children aged 0 to 5 years in the town of N'Djaména (in French)]. Méd. Afr. Noire, 49: 533-536.

Krishnaiah, Y.S., Bhaskar Reddy, P.R., Satyanarayana, V. & Karthikeyan, R.S. (2002) Studies on the development of oral colon targeted drug delivery systems for metronidazole in the treatment of amoebiasis. Int. J. Pharm. 236: 43-55.

Krishnaiah, Y.S., Muzib, Y.I., Rao, G.S., Bhaskar, P. & Satyanarayana, V. (2002) Design and in vitro evaluation of oral colon targeted drug delivery systems for tinidazole. J. Drug Target., 10: 579-584.

Kumar, R., Dasan, B., Choudhury, S., Hadi, M., Bandopadhyaya, G. & Malhotra, A. (2002) Hemoptysis demonstrated on Tc99m-sulfur colloid scanning. A rare complication of amoebic liver bscess. Clin. Imaging 26: 296-298.

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Laso, C.A., Suarez, A., Vazquez, L., Gonzalez Pinto, I., Martinez, E. & Barneo, L. (2002) Amebic liver abscess. Surgical treatment. Rev. Espanola Enferm. Dig. 94: 780-781.

Leung, J. & Chin, A. (2002) Amebic colitis. Gastrointest. Endosc. 56: 732.

Lilly, A.A., Mehlman, P.T. & Doran, D. (2002) Intestinal parasites in Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and Humans at Mondika Research Site, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Central African Republic. Int. J. Primatol. 23: 555-573.

Lindo, J.F., Validum, L., Ager, A.L., Campa, A., Cuadrado, R.R., Cummings, R. & Palmer, C.J. (2002) Intestinal parasites among young children in the interior of Guyana. West Indian Med. J 51: 25-27.

Lopez-Osuna, M., Cardenas, G., Arellano, J., Fernandez-Die, J. & Kretschmer, R. (2002) Eosinopenia induced by anti-IL-5 antibody, but not Eimeria nieschulzi extract, increases susceptibility to experimental amebic abscess of the liver (EAAL) in gerbils. Arch. Med. Res. 33: 316.

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MacNeill, A.L., Uhl, E.W., Kolenda-Roberts, H. & Jacobson, E. (2002) Mortality in a wood turtle (Clemmys insculpta) collection. Vet. Clin. Pathol. 31: 133-136.

Maco Flores, V., Marcos Raymundo, L.A., Terashima Iwashita, A., Samalvides Cuba, F. & Gotuzzo Herencia, E. (2002) [Distribution of entero-parasitic infections in the Peruvian highland: study carried out in six rural communities of the department of Puno, Peru (in Spanish)]. Rev. Gastroenterol. Peru 22: 304-309.

Makioka, A., Kumagai, M., Kobayashi, S. & Takeuchi, T. (2002) Inhibition of excystation and metacystic development of Entamoeba invadens by the dinitroaniline herbicide oryzalin. J. Parasitol. 88: 994-999.

Makioka, A., Kumagai, M., Ohtomo, H., Kobayashi, S. & Takeuchi, T. (2002) Effect of proteasome inhibitors on the growth, encystation, and excystation of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba invadens. Parasitol. Res. 88: 454-459.

Makioka, A., Kumagai, M., Kobayashi, S. & Takeuchi, T. (2002) Possible role of calcium ions, calcium channels and calmodulin in excystation and metacystic development of Entamoeba invadens. Parasitol. Res. 88: 837-843.

Malta, R.C.G., Waib, C.M. & Branco Júnior, A.C. (2002) [Epidemiologic evaluation of enteric parasites in children at nursery school, Lins (SP, Brazil) (in Portuguese)]. Rev. Patol. Trop. 31: 109-120.

Mann, B.J. (2002) Entamoeba histolytica Genome Project: an update. Trends Parasitol. 18: 147-148.

Mann, B.J. (2002) Structure and function of the Entamoeba histolytica Gal/GalNAc lectin. Int. Rev. Cytol. 216: 59-80.

Marchat, L.A., Gómez, C., Pérez, D.G., Paz, F., Mendoza, L. & Orozco, E. (2002) Two CCAAT/enhancer binding protein sites are cis-activator elements of the Entamoeba histolytica EhPgp1 (mdr-like) gene expression. Cell. Microbiol. 4: 725-737.

Mäser, P., Grether-Bühler, Y., Kaminsky, R. & Brun, R. (2002) An anti-contamination cocktail for the in vitro isolation and cultivation of parasitic protozoa. Parasitol. Res. 88: 172-174.

Maurer-Stroh, S., Eisenhaber, B. & Eisenhaber, F. (2002) N-terminal N-myristoylation of proteins: Refinement of the sequence motif and its taxon-specific differences. J. Mol. Biol. 317: 523-540.

Mayer, D.A. & Fried, B. (2002) Aspects of human parasites in which surgical intervention may be important. Adv. Parasitol 51: 1-94.

McCarthy, J.S., Peacock, D., Trown, K.P., Bade, P., Petri Jr, W.A. & Currie, B.J. (2002) Endemic invasive amoebiasis in northern Australia. Med. J. Aust. 177: 570.

Melzer, H., Fortugno, P., Mansouri, E., Felici, F., Marinets, A., Wiedermann, G., Kollaritsch, H., Von Specht, B.U. & Duchêne, M. (2002) Antigenicity and immunogenicity of phage library-selected peptide mimics of the major surface proteophosphoglycan antigens of Entamoeba histolytica. Parasite Immunol. 24: 321-328.

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