Maurizio G Paoletti
Affiliation: University of Padova
- High prevalence of chitotriosidase deficiency in Peruvian Amerindians exposed to chitin-bearing food and enteroparasitesN Manno
Department of Biology, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru
Carbohydr Polym 113:607-14. 2014..7% and A442G/V: 25.5%). Our finding is in line with a founder effect, but appears to confute our previous hypothesis of a protective role against parasite infection and sustains the discussion on the redundancy of chitinolytic function. ..
- A unique midgut-associated bacterial community hosted by the cave beetle Cansiliella servadeii (Coleoptera: Leptodirini) reveals parallel phylogenetic divergences from universal gut-specific ancestorsMaurizio G Paoletti
Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Padova, Via U Bassi 58 B, 35131 Padova, Italy
BMC Microbiol 13:129. 2013..We investigated its inner and outer microbiota using microscopy and DNA-based approaches...