J S Ahmed
Affiliation: Research Center Borstel
Ahmed J, Schnittger L, Mehlhorn H. Review: Theileria schizonts induce fundamental alterations in their host cells. Parasitol Res. 1999;85:527-38 pubmed
..A possible candidate may the casein kinase II homologue that was identified in schizonts of both T. annulata and T. parva. ..
Ahmed J, Alp H, Aksin M, Seitzer U. Current status of ticks in Asia. Parasitol Res. 2007;101 Suppl 2:S159-62 pubmed
..Besides the knowledge dissemination, this meeting resulted in a number of achievements such as the establishment of working groups for epidemiological studies and distribution of tick differentiation protocols and diagnostic tools. ..
Ahmed J, Luo J, Schnittger L, Seitzer U, Jongejan F, Yin H. Phylogenetic position of small-ruminant infecting piroplasms. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006;1081:498-504 pubmed
..In addition, these studies revealed the existence of at least two novel sheep/goat piroplasm species, designated Theileria sp. (China 1) and Theileria sp. (China 2). ..
Ahmed J. The role of cytokines in immunity and immunopathogenesis of pirolasmoses. Parasitol Res. 2002;88:S48-50 pubmed
..The latter cells kill Theileria-infected host leucocytes in an MHC class I-dependent manner. On the other hand, the overproduction of proinflammatory cytokines contributes to disease progress. ..
Ahmed J, Yin H, Schnittger L, Jongejan F. Ticks and tick-borne diseases in Asia with special emphasis on China. Parasitol Res. 2002;88:S51-5 pubmed
..In addition, progress made in immunity and vaccine development against the pathogens mentioned above and their vector ticks was also discussed. ..
Ahmed J, Glass E, Salih D, Seitzer U. Innate immunity to tropical theileriosis. Innate Immun. 2008;14:5-12 pubmed publisher
..In addition, the latest findings concerning cattle breed differences in susceptibility to T. annulata infection in relation to macrophage activation are discussed. ..