D R Allred


Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA


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    Allred D. Antigenic variation in Babesia bovis: how similar is it to that in Plasmodium falciparum?. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1998;92:461-72 pubmed
    ..falciparum. The significance of the similarities between B. bovis and P. falciparum, and the potential for contributions to be made to our understanding of malaria through the study of babesiosis are discussed. ..
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    Allred D, Carlton J, Satcher R, Long J, Brown W, Patterson P, et al. The ves multigene family of B. bovis encodes components of rapid antigenic variation at the infected erythrocyte surface. Mol Cell. 2000;5:153-62 pubmed
    ..Variation appears to involve creation and modification or loss of a novel, transcribed copy of the gene...
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    Allred D, Al Khedery B. Antigenic variation and cytoadhesion in Babesia bovis and Plasmodium falciparum: different logics achieve the same goal. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2004;134:27-35 pubmed
    ..In this review we contrast the molecular basis and 'genetic logic' for these critical behaviors in the two parasites, with emphasis on the biology of B. bovis...