Johan F De Jonckheere

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What do we know by now about the genus Naegleria?
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    de Duve Institute, 1200 Brussels, Belgium Scientific Institute of Public Health, 1050 Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Exp Parasitol 145:S2-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Knowledge of morphology is still required when identifying new amoeba isolates by molecular techniques
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Protistol 48:178-84. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Marinamoeba thermophila, a new marine heterolobosean amoeba growing at 50 degrees C
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Protistol 45:231-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Oramoeba fumarolia gen. nov., sp. nov., a new marine heterolobosean amoeboflagellate growing at 54 °C
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Protistol 47:16-23. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Origin and evolution of the worldwide distributed pathogenic amoeboflagellate Naegleria fowleri
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, Brussels, Belgium
    Infect Genet Evol 11:1520-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Isolation and molecular identification of free-living amoebae of the genus Naegleria from Arctic and sub-Antarctic regions
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Protistol 42:115-23. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The identification of vahlkampfiid amoebae by ITS sequencing
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Protist 156:89-96. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The isolation of Naegleria italica from Peru indicates that this potentially pathogenic species occurs worldwide
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Parasitol Int 54:173-5. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Naegleria gruberi metabolism
    Fred R Opperdoes
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, Universite Catholique de Louvain, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Parasitol 41:915-24. 2011

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint What do we know by now about the genus Naegleria?
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    de Duve Institute, 1200 Brussels, Belgium Scientific Institute of Public Health, 1050 Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Exp Parasitol 145:S2-9. 2014
    ..It is also mentioned that the genome of N. fowleri should not be compared to that of Naegleria gruberi, to know why the former is pathogenic, but to the genome of its closest relative Naegleria lovaniensis. ..
  2. doi request reprint Knowledge of morphology is still required when identifying new amoeba isolates by molecular techniques
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Protistol 48:178-84. 2012
    ..We provide evidence that the sequences in the databases are wrongly classified as belonging to a genus or species of the Vahlkampfiidae, but rather belong to strains of the genus Hartmannella...
  3. doi request reprint Marinamoeba thermophila, a new marine heterolobosean amoeba growing at 50 degrees C
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Protistol 45:231-6. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Oramoeba fumarolia gen. nov., sp. nov., a new marine heterolobosean amoeboflagellate growing at 54 °C
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Protistol 47:16-23. 2011
    ..nov., sp. nov...
  5. doi request reprint Origin and evolution of the worldwide distributed pathogenic amoeboflagellate Naegleria fowleri
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, Brussels, Belgium
    Infect Genet Evol 11:1520-8. 2011
    ..There is no evidence of virulence differences between the types of N. fowleri. Two other Naegleria spp. are pathogenic for mice, but human infections due to these two other Naegleria spp. are not known...
  6. ncbi request reprint Isolation and molecular identification of free-living amoebae of the genus Naegleria from Arctic and sub-Antarctic regions
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Protistol 42:115-23. 2006
    ..Therefore, it seems the Naegleria gene pool present in the polar regions is different from that found in temperate and tropical regions...
  7. ncbi request reprint The identification of vahlkampfiid amoebae by ITS sequencing
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Protist 156:89-96. 2005
    ..Five of these presumed new species belong to the genus Tetramitus, and one each to the genera Vahlkampfia and Paravahlkampfia...
  8. ncbi request reprint The isolation of Naegleria italica from Peru indicates that this potentially pathogenic species occurs worldwide
    Johan F De Jonckheere
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Parasitol Int 54:173-5. 2005
    ..italica by only one additional base pair in the ITS2 sequence. The maximum growth temperature tolerated by this particular isolate is 40 degrees C, which is different from that of N. italica, which is 42 degrees C...
  9. doi request reprint Naegleria gruberi metabolism
    Fred R Opperdoes
    Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute, Universite Catholique de Louvain, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Parasitol 41:915-24. 2011
    ..Genomic information also provides the possibility to identify drugs with a possible mode of action in the fatal primary amoebic meningoencephalitis caused by the closely related opportunistic pathogen Naegleria fowleri...