Rashika El Ridi

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Affiliation: Cairo University
Country: Egypt

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of interleukin-2 and interferon-gamma in murine schistosomiasis
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Cytokine 33:281-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Vaccine-induced protection against murine schistosomiasis mansoni with larval excretory-secretory antigens and papain or type-2 cytokines
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    J Parasitol 99:194-202. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Adjuvant selection for vaccination against murine schistosomiasis
    R El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Scand J Immunol 76:552-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy and mechanism of action of arachidonic acid in the treatment of hamsters infected with Schistosoma mansoni or Schistosoma haematobium
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 39:232-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Fasciola gigantica excretory-secretory products for immunodiagnosis and prevention of sheep fasciolosis
    R El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Vet Parasitol 149:219-28. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Innate immunogenicity and in vitro protective potential of Schistosoma mansoni lung schistosomula excretory--secretory candidate vaccine antigens
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Microbes Infect 12:700-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Schistosoma mansoni ex vivo lung-stage larvae excretory-secretory antigens as vaccine candidates against schistosomiasis
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Vaccine 27:666-73. 2009
  8. pmc In vitro and in vivo activities of arachidonic acid against Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3383-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Equilibrium in lung schistosomula sphingomyelin breakdown and biosynthesis allows very small molecules, but not antibody, to access proteins at the host-parasite interface
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    J Parasitol 92:730-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of interleukin-1 and interleukin-6 in murine primary schistosomiasis
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Int Immunopharmacol 6:1100-8. 2006

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of interleukin-2 and interferon-gamma in murine schistosomiasis
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Cytokine 33:281-8. 2006
    ..The data were discussed in an attempt to define host factors predictive of resistance to schistosome infection...
  2. doi request reprint Vaccine-induced protection against murine schistosomiasis mansoni with larval excretory-secretory antigens and papain or type-2 cytokines
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    J Parasitol 99:194-202. 2013
    ..Improvement of ESP selection, singly or in a combination, and immunization regimen, namely ESP and type-2 cytokine dose and injection site and schedule, could lead to a sterilizing schistosomiasis vaccine in the foreseeable future...
  3. doi request reprint Adjuvant selection for vaccination against murine schistosomiasis
    R El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Scand J Immunol 76:552-8. 2012
    ..In contrast, TSLP succeeded in directing the ESP-mediated immune responses towards a Th2-biased profile in prototypical Th1 and Th2 mice...
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy and mechanism of action of arachidonic acid in the treatment of hamsters infected with Schistosoma mansoni or Schistosoma haematobium
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 39:232-9. 2012
    ..These data together show that the schistosomicidal effect of ARA in laboratory animals is enhanced by immune effectors and is highly efficacious and entirely safe...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fasciola gigantica excretory-secretory products for immunodiagnosis and prevention of sheep fasciolosis
    R El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Vet Parasitol 149:219-28. 2007
    ..0001) decrease in size of recovered worms, thus suggesting that ESP immunization might be a safe and cost-effective strategy for reducing transmission of the infection...
  6. doi request reprint Innate immunogenicity and in vitro protective potential of Schistosoma mansoni lung schistosomula excretory--secretory candidate vaccine antigens
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Microbes Infect 12:700-9. 2010
    ..0001) in vitro attrition of lung-stage larvae. Thus, our data suggested that a balance between Th1, Th17, and Th2 cytokines is required for effective schistosome larval elimination...
  7. doi request reprint Schistosoma mansoni ex vivo lung-stage larvae excretory-secretory antigens as vaccine candidates against schistosomiasis
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Vaccine 27:666-73. 2009
    ..The findings together indicated that the immune responses issue is as critical as the nature and source of the antigen for the development of vaccine against schistosomiasis...
  8. pmc In vitro and in vivo activities of arachidonic acid against Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3383-9. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Equilibrium in lung schistosomula sphingomyelin breakdown and biosynthesis allows very small molecules, but not antibody, to access proteins at the host-parasite interface
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    J Parasitol 92:730-7. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of interleukin-1 and interleukin-6 in murine primary schistosomiasis
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Int Immunopharmacol 6:1100-8. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Incubation of Schistosoma mansoni lung-stage schistosomula in corn oil exposes their surface membrane antigenic specificities
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    J Parasitol 89:1064-7. 2003
    ..The data together indicated that the lung-stage worms' confinement of antigenic molecules in lipid-rich sites of the outer membrane could be reversed in vitro after exposure to corn oil, in a concentration- and time-dependent manner...
  12. ncbi request reprint Depletion of Schistosoma mansoni lung-stage schistosomula cholesterol by methyl-beta-cyclodextrin dramatically increases specific antibody binding to surface membrane antigens
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    J Parasitol 90:727-32. 2004
    ..These data together suggest that confinement of lung-stage schistosomula surface membrane antigens in cholesterol-rich sites allows only monovalent antibody binding, which can be detected by absorption and not by direct serology...
  13. ncbi request reprint Methyl-beta-Cyclodextrin treatment and filipin staining reveal the role of cholesterol in surface membrane antigen sequestration of Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium lung-stage larvae
    Hatem Tallima
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    J Parasitol 91:720-5. 2005
    ..haematobium larvae; no increase in specific antibody binding in IF was evident, implying that cholesterol is not responsible for masking surface membrane antigens of S. haematobium lung-stage larvae...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differences in immunogenicity and vaccine potential of peptides from Schistosoma mansoni glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase
    Hatem Tallima
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo, 12613, Egypt
    Vaccine 21:3290-300. 2003
    ..05) reduction in egg count per worm couple for MAP C or E. The data together indicated the nature and effect of immune responses vary for each SG3PDH-derived peptide...
  15. ncbi request reprint Schistosoma mansoni glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase is a lung-stage schistosomula surface membrane antigen
    Hatem Tallima
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 55:180-6. 2008
    ..The findings are discussed in relation to the importance of surface membrane proteins as candidate vaccine antigens...
  16. doi request reprint Enzymatic activity and immunolocalization of Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium neutral sphingomyelinase
    Hatem Tallima
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 178:23-8. 2011
    ..Studies using RNA interference are in progress to define nSMase role in larval and adult worm surface membrane antigen exposure and unsaturated fatty acid-mediated attrition...
  17. doi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta and Th17 responses in resistance to primary murine schistosomiasis mansoni
    Hatem Tallima
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Cytokine 48:239-45. 2009
    ..The implications of these observations for schistosome immune evasion and vaccination were discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Praziquantel binds Schistosoma mansoni adult worm actin
    Hatem Tallima
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo 12613, Egypt
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:570-5. 2007
    ..However, pre-incubation with bovine actin did not impair the effect of PZQ on adult worms in vitro. The study represents an attempt to understand how PZQ distributes across schistosome outer lipid bilayers...
  19. doi request reprint Cysteine peptidases as schistosomiasis vaccines with inbuilt adjuvanticity
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    PLoS ONE 9:e85401. 2014
    ..These studies demonstrate the capacity of helminth cysteine peptidases to behave simultaneously as immunogens and adjuvants, and offer an innovative approach towards developing schistosomiasis vaccines. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Toward a complete immunity-inducing vaccine for schistosomiasis
    Rashika El Ridi
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
    J Parasitol 88:1049-50. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Fasciola gigantica cathepsin L proteinase-based synthetic peptide for immunodiagnosis and prevention of sheep fasciolosis
    Jan Jezek
    Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
    Biopolymers 90:349-57. 2008
    ..The immune responses were associated with significant (P < 0.02) decrease of 23.1% in worm recovery, but with no decrease in the size or maturation of worms recovered...
  22. ncbi request reprint Peptides and multiple antigen peptides from Schistosoma mansoni glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase: preparation, immunogenicity and immunoprotective capacity in C57BL/6 mice
    Pavel Veprek
    Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Flemingovo nam 2, 166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic
    J Pept Sci 10:350-62. 2004
    ..A general strategy for MAPs purification is discussed here and the purification of MAP Band MAP E is documented in detail...
  23. ncbi request reprint Re: is actin the praziquantel receptor?
    Hatem Tallima
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 30:566-7. 2007