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Stage-specific adhesion of Leishmania promastigotes to sand fly midguts assessed using an improved comparative binding assay

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Stage-specific adhesion of Leishmania promastigotes to sand fly midguts assessed using an improved comparative binding assay. / Wilson, Raymond; Bates, Michelle D; Dostalova, Anna; Jecna, Lucie; Dillon, Rod J; Volf, Petr; Bates, Paul A.

In: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Vol. 4, No. 9, e816, 09.2010.

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Wilson, Raymond ; Bates, Michelle D ; Dostalova, Anna ; Jecna, Lucie ; Dillon, Rod J ; Volf, Petr ; Bates, Paul A. / Stage-specific adhesion of Leishmania promastigotes to sand fly midguts assessed using an improved comparative binding assay. In: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2010 ; Vol. 4, No. 9.

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abstract = "The binding of Leishmania promastigotes to the midgut epithelium is regarded as an essential part of the life-cycle in the sand fly vector, enabling the parasites to persist beyond the initial blood meal phase and establish the infection. However, the precise nature of the promastigote stage(s) that mediate binding is not fully understood.",
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