Erika H E Hoffmann

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc Genetic relatedness of Plasmodium falciparum isolates and the origin of allelic diversity at the merozoite surface protein-1 (MSP-1) locus in Brazil and Vietnam
    Erika H E Hoffmann
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Malar J 2:24. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Widespread occurrence of antibodies against circumsporozoite protein and against blood forms of Plasmodium vivax, P. falciparum and P. malariae in Brazilian wild monkeys
    Ana Maria R de C Duarte
    Laboratório de Doenças Tropicais, Departamento de Epidemiologia, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Med Primatol 35:87-96. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity and differentiation in natural Plasmodium falciparum populations inferred by molecular typing of the merozoite surface proteins 1 and 2
    Fabrício J T Pereira
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina de Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 35:527-30. 2002
  4. pmc Differential recognition of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 2 variants by antibodies from malaria patients in Brazil
    Kelly A Kanunfre
    Institute of Tropical Medicine of São Paulo, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:973-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Origins of sequence diversity in the malaria vaccine candidate merozoite surface protein-2 (MSP-2) in Amazonian isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Erika H E Hoffmann
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes 1374, 05508 900 São Paulo SP, Brazil
    Gene 376:224-30. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Extense variant gene family repertoire overlap in Western Amazon Plasmodium falciparum isolates
    Letusa Albrecht
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 150:157-65. 2006

Collaborators

  • Izilda Curado
  • Marcelo Ferreira
  • Michael Ramharter
  • Gerhard Wunderlich
  • Letusa Albrecht
  • Ana Maria R de C Duarte
  • Kelly A Kanunfre
  • Fabrício J T Pereira
  • Rosimeire C Dalla Martha
  • Ana Lucia Osakabe
  • Ricardo G de Mattos Ferreira
  • Adriana M J da Silva
  • Joao Eduardo Ferreira
  • Maura A L Porto
  • Emilio Fernando Merino
  • Judith K Kloetzel
  • Almério de C Gomes
  • Hernando A del Portillo
  • Alan M Durham
  • Salma G de Oliveira
  • Rosely S Malafronte
  • Rui R Durlacher
  • Fabiana M S Leoratti
  • Antonio W Ferreira
  • Sandra L Moraes-Avila
  • José A Cordeiro

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Genetic relatedness of Plasmodium falciparum isolates and the origin of allelic diversity at the merozoite surface protein-1 (MSP-1) locus in Brazil and Vietnam
    Erika H E Hoffmann
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Malar J 2:24. 2003
    ..Here we used microsatellite haplotyping to estimate the genetic distance between isolates carrying identical and nearly identical MSP-1 alleles...
  2. ncbi request reprint Widespread occurrence of antibodies against circumsporozoite protein and against blood forms of Plasmodium vivax, P. falciparum and P. malariae in Brazilian wild monkeys
    Ana Maria R de C Duarte
    Laboratório de Doenças Tropicais, Departamento de Epidemiologia, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Med Primatol 35:87-96. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity and differentiation in natural Plasmodium falciparum populations inferred by molecular typing of the merozoite surface proteins 1 and 2
    Fabrício J T Pereira
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina de Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 35:527-30. 2002
    ..falciparum, determines the variation in allele frequencies among populations...
  4. pmc Differential recognition of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 2 variants by antibodies from malaria patients in Brazil
    Kelly A Kanunfre
    Institute of Tropical Medicine of São Paulo, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:973-6. 2003
    ..The results indicate that variation in MSP-2 repeats may represent a mechanism for parasite immune evasion...
  5. ncbi request reprint Origins of sequence diversity in the malaria vaccine candidate merozoite surface protein-2 (MSP-2) in Amazonian isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Erika H E Hoffmann
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes 1374, 05508 900 São Paulo SP, Brazil
    Gene 376:224-30. 2006
    ..We conclude that these nonreciprocal recombination events may represent a major source of antigenic diversity in MSP-2 in P. falciparum populations with low rates of classical meiotic recombination...
  6. ncbi request reprint Extense variant gene family repertoire overlap in Western Amazon Plasmodium falciparum isolates
    Letusa Albrecht
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 150:157-65. 2006
    ..This is the first study that reveals that P. falciparum variant gene repertoires of certain areas can be limited. This has important implications for the strain-specific immunity against variant antigens occurring in these areas...