J Santiago Mejia

Summary

Affiliation: Colorado State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to develop pan-arthropod vaccines?
    J Santiago Mejia
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, 1619 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Trends Parasitol 22:367-70. 2006
  2. pmc Cysteine-free proteins in the immunobiology of arthropod-borne diseases
    J Santiago Mejia
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Central Receiving, 200 W Lake Street, Campus Delivery 1619, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:171537. 2010
  3. pmc BluePort: a platform to study the eosinophilic response of mice to the bite of a vector of Leishmania parasites, Lutzomyia longipalpis sand flies
    J Santiago Mejia
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13546. 2010
  4. pmc Salivary gland extracts of Culicoides sonorensis inhibit murine lymphocyte proliferation and no production by macrophages
    Jeanette V Bishop
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:532-6. 2006
  5. pmc Immunization with Leishmania major exogenous antigens protects susceptible BALB/c mice against challenge infection with L. major
    Willy K Tonui
    Department of Microbiology Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1619, USA
    Infect Immun 72:5654-61. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The surface-mosaic model in host-parasite relationships
    J Santiago Mejia
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Central receiving 200 W Lake St Campus Delivery 1619, CO 80523, USA
    Trends Parasitol 20:508-11. 2004

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to develop pan-arthropod vaccines?
    J Santiago Mejia
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, 1619 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Trends Parasitol 22:367-70. 2006
    ..Here, we discuss how genetically modified Drosophila melanogaster cells can be used to synthesize and to deliver these arthropod glycans to vertebrate hosts...
  2. pmc Cysteine-free proteins in the immunobiology of arthropod-borne diseases
    J Santiago Mejia
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Central Receiving, 200 W Lake Street, Campus Delivery 1619, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:171537. 2010
    ..We discuss these findings in the context of protein structure and function, antigenicity and immunogenicity, and host-parasite relationships...
  3. pmc BluePort: a platform to study the eosinophilic response of mice to the bite of a vector of Leishmania parasites, Lutzomyia longipalpis sand flies
    J Santiago Mejia
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13546. 2010
    ..One theoretical way to accelerate the acquisition of this immunity is to increase the density of antigen-presenting cells at the sand fly bite site. Here we describe a novel tissue platform that can be used for this purpose...
  4. pmc Salivary gland extracts of Culicoides sonorensis inhibit murine lymphocyte proliferation and no production by macrophages
    Jeanette V Bishop
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:532-6. 2006
    ..A 66-kDa glycoprotein was purified from C. sonorensis salivary gland extract, which may be in part responsible for these observations and may be considered as a vaccine candidate...
  5. pmc Immunization with Leishmania major exogenous antigens protects susceptible BALB/c mice against challenge infection with L. major
    Willy K Tonui
    Department of Microbiology Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1619, USA
    Infect Immun 72:5654-61. 2004
    ..major (lipophosphoglycan, gp46/M2/PSA-2, and gp63) revealed that two of these molecules are present in L. major SEAgs, lipophosphoglycan and the molecules that associate with it and gp46/M2/PSA-2...
  6. ncbi request reprint The surface-mosaic model in host-parasite relationships
    J Santiago Mejia
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Central receiving 200 W Lake St Campus Delivery 1619, CO 80523, USA
    Trends Parasitol 20:508-11. 2004
    ..This also provides a conceptual framework to design new strategies to control the infectious diseases they cause...