Omar Triana

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad de Antioquia
Country: Colombia

Publications

  1. pmc High-resolution melting (HRM) of the cytochrome B gene: a powerful approach to identify blood-meal sources in Chagas disease Vectors
    Victor H Peña
    Grupo Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas BCEI, Sede de Investigación Universitaria, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1530. 2012
  2. pmc Genotyping of Trypanosoma cruzi in a hyper-endemic area of Colombia reveals an overlap among domestic and sylvatic cycles of Chagas disease
    Ana María Mejía-Jaramillo
    Grupo BCEI, Universidad de Antioquia UdeA, Calle 70 No, 52 21 Medellin, Colombia
    Parasit Vectors 7:108. 2014
  3. pmc Gene expression study using real-time PCR identifies an NTR gene as a major marker of resistance to benzonidazole in Trypanosoma cruzi
    Ana M Mejía-Jaramillo
    Grupo Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas BCEI SIU, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Parasit Vectors 4:169. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Differentiation of Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma rangeli of Colombia using minicircle hybridization tests
    Adriana Botero
    Grupo Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:265-70. 2010
  5. pmc Genetic, cytogenetic and morphological trends in the evolution of the Rhodnius (Triatominae: Rhodniini) trans-Andean group
    Sebastian Diaz
    Grupo BCEI, Universidad de Antioquia UdeA, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
    PLoS ONE 9:e87493. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of polymorphisms in the trypanothione reductase and cruzipain genes in Colombian strains of Trypanosoma cruzi]
    Winston Rojas
    Genetica Molecular, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:50-63. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Biological and genetic characterization of two Colombian clones of Trypanosoma cruzi groups I and II]
    Luz Adriana Botero
    Grupo de Chagas, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:64-74. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Morphometric and molecular evidence of intraspecific biogeographical differentiation of Rhodnius pallescens (HEMIPTERA: REDUVIIDAE: RHODNIINI) from Colombia and Panama
    Andrés Gómez-Palacio
    Grupo de Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas BCEI, Sede de Investigación Universitaria SIU, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Infect Genet Evol 12:1975-83. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint [Distribution and ecoepidemiology of the triatomine fauna (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Margarita Island, Bolívar, Colombia]
    Omar Cantillo-Barraza
    Grupo de Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas, BCEI, Sede de Investigación Universitaria, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 30:382-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Myocardial cellular damage and the activity of the mitochondrial ATP synthase in rats infected with a Colombian strain of Trypanosoma cruzi]
    Dairo Alonso Rendón
    Facultad de Ciencias, Laboratorio de Biofisica, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Medellin, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:40-9. 2007

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Publications19

  1. pmc High-resolution melting (HRM) of the cytochrome B gene: a powerful approach to identify blood-meal sources in Chagas disease Vectors
    Victor H Peña
    Grupo Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas BCEI, Sede de Investigación Universitaria, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1530. 2012
    ..The technique only requires a single pair of primers that amplify the Cyt b gene in vertebrates and no other standardization, making it quick, easy, relatively inexpensive, and highly accurate...
  2. pmc Genotyping of Trypanosoma cruzi in a hyper-endemic area of Colombia reveals an overlap among domestic and sylvatic cycles of Chagas disease
    Ana María Mejía-Jaramillo
    Grupo BCEI, Universidad de Antioquia UdeA, Calle 70 No, 52 21 Medellin, Colombia
    Parasit Vectors 7:108. 2014
    ..cruzi infection, the triatomine species, and the domestic and sylvatic mammals that act as vectors and reservoirs of the parasite in the domestic, peridomestic and sylvatic cycles, were examined...
  3. pmc Gene expression study using real-time PCR identifies an NTR gene as a major marker of resistance to benzonidazole in Trypanosoma cruzi
    Ana M Mejía-Jaramillo
    Grupo Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas BCEI SIU, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Parasit Vectors 4:169. 2011
    ..cruzi. Acquisition of drug-resistant phenotypes is a complex physiological process based on single or multiple changes of the genes involved, probably in its mechanisms of action...
  4. doi request reprint Differentiation of Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma rangeli of Colombia using minicircle hybridization tests
    Adriana Botero
    Grupo Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:265-70. 2010
    ..cruzi from T. rangeli, which can be highly important to improve diagnosis of Chagas disease...
  5. pmc Genetic, cytogenetic and morphological trends in the evolution of the Rhodnius (Triatominae: Rhodniini) trans-Andean group
    Sebastian Diaz
    Grupo BCEI, Universidad de Antioquia UdeA, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
    PLoS ONE 9:e87493. 2014
    ..pallescens (Colombian lineage). These findings provide new insights into the evolution of the Rhodnius Pacific group and the underlying biological processes that occurred during its divergence...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of polymorphisms in the trypanothione reductase and cruzipain genes in Colombian strains of Trypanosoma cruzi]
    Winston Rojas
    Genetica Molecular, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:50-63. 2007
    ..However, much controversy exists on the associations between the commonly used DNA markers with group, clinical characteristics and disease epidemiology...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Biological and genetic characterization of two Colombian clones of Trypanosoma cruzi groups I and II]
    Luz Adriana Botero
    Grupo de Chagas, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:64-74. 2007
    ..Genetic differences between T. cruzi I and T. cruzi ll may determine differences in their tissue tropism in the vertebrate host and may also be responsible for the differences in clinical manifestations of Chagas disease...
  8. doi request reprint Morphometric and molecular evidence of intraspecific biogeographical differentiation of Rhodnius pallescens (HEMIPTERA: REDUVIIDAE: RHODNIINI) from Colombia and Panama
    Andrés Gómez-Palacio
    Grupo de Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas BCEI, Sede de Investigación Universitaria SIU, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Infect Genet Evol 12:1975-83. 2012
    ..These results provide new insight into R. pallescens population diversity and the underlying biological processes that shape its evolution...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Distribution and ecoepidemiology of the triatomine fauna (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Margarita Island, Bolívar, Colombia]
    Omar Cantillo-Barraza
    Grupo de Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas, BCEI, Sede de Investigación Universitaria, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 30:382-9. 2010
    ..Knowledge about species habitat and their natural infection is essential to establish the risk for Chagas disease in endemic areas...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Myocardial cellular damage and the activity of the mitochondrial ATP synthase in rats infected with a Colombian strain of Trypanosoma cruzi]
    Dairo Alonso Rendón
    Facultad de Ciencias, Laboratorio de Biofisica, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Medellin, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 27:40-9. 2007
    ..Alterations in the cardiac mitochondrial energy metabolism caused by Trypanosoma cruzi can be involved in the development of this cardiomyopathy during the course of Chagas disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Trypanocidal and cytotoxic activity of extracts of Colombian plants]
    Lorena Valencia
    Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 31:552-9. 2011
    ..The rich biodiversity of the Colombian flora makes bio-prospecting a potential alternative in the search for new antiparasitic drugs...
  12. pmc Mitochondrial dysfunction in Trypanosoma cruzi: the role of Serratia marcescens prodigiosin in the alternative treatment of Chagas disease
    Carlos Genes
    Grupo Biología y Control de Enfermedades Infecciosas BCEI SIU, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Parasit Vectors 4:66. 2011
    ..Here we describe its effects on Trypanosoma cruzi mitochondria belonging to Tc I and Tc II...
  13. doi request reprint Eco-geographical differentiation among Colombian populations of the Chagas disease vector Triatoma dimidiata (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
    Andrés Gómez-Palacio
    Grupo BCEI, Universidad de Antioquia UdeA, Calle 70 No 52 21, Medellin, Colombia Electronic address
    Infect Genet Evol 20:352-61. 2013
    ..Such genetic and epidemiological diversity should be taken into consideration for the development of vector control strategies and entomological surveillance. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint [Genetic variability of Trypanosoma cruzi in blood and organs of infected mice determined by LSSP-PCR]
    Ana Maria Mejía
    Grupo de Chagas, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 25:76-86. 2005
    ..Genetic variability of T. cruzi may be one of the determinant factors in differential tissue tropism and consequently of the clinical forms of the disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Molecular and immunological analyses suggest the absence of hydrophilic surface proteins in Leishmania (Viannia) panamensis]
    Marcel Marin
    Programa de Estudio y Control de Enfermedades Tropicales PECET, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 28:423-32. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Trypanosoma cruzi: variability of stocks from Colombia determined by molecular karyotype and minicircle Southern blot analysis
    Omar Triana
    Laboratorio de Chagas, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Exp Parasitol 113:62-6. 2006
    ..Finally, T. cruzi minicircle probes do not cross-hybridise in any stringency condition tested with T. rangeli minicircles, a clear indication that these parasites can be easily distinguished by this method...
  17. pmc Molecular evidence of demographic expansion of the chagas disease vector Triatoma dimidiata (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae) in Colombia
    Andrés Gómez-Palacio
    Grupo BCEI, Universidad de Antioquia UdeA, Medellin, Colombia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2734. 2014
    ..dimidiata in this country...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Identification of new epidemiological scenarios for Chagas disease in the Momposina region, North of Colombia]
    Carmen Vasquez
    Grupo de Biocontrol y Microbiología Ambiental, BIOMA, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
    Biomedica 33:526-37. 2013
    ..The Momposina region is one of the most interesting areas to study new epidemiological scenarios for Chagas disease in Colombia...
  19. doi request reprint Incrimination of Eratyrus cuspidatus (Stal) in the transmission of Chagas' disease by molecular epidemiology analysis of Trypanosoma cruzi isolates from a geographically restricted area in the north of Colombia
    Juan Dib
    Grupo de Chagas, Instituto de Biologia, Sede de Investigación Universitaria SIU Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia
    Acta Trop 111:237-42. 2009
    ..Incrimination of sylvatic triatomine species in the transmission of Chagas' disease indicates that more knowledge about the ecology of these vectors is necessary to improve control strategies...