protozoan spores

Summary

Summary: A vegetative stage in the life cycle of sporozoan PROTOZOA. It is characteristic of members of the phyla APICOMPLEXA and MICROSPORIDIA.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Parvicapsula pseudobranchicola (Myxosporea) in farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Tissue distribution, diagnosis and phylogeny
    A Nylund
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, PO Box 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:197-204. 2005
  2. ncbi Henneguya garavelli n. sp. and Myxobolus peculiaris n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) in the gills of Cyphocharax nagelli (Osteichthyes: Curimatidae) from Rio do Peixe Reservoir, São José do Rio Pardo, São Paulo, Brazil
    M L Martins
    Aquaculture Department, Federal University of Santa Catarina UFSC, Rod SC 404, Km 03, C P 476, 88040 900 Itacorubi, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 137:253-61. 2006
  3. ncbi Involvement of Manayunkia speciosa (Annelida: Polychaeta: Sabellidae) in the life cycle of Parvicapsula minibicornis, a myxozoan parasite of Pacific salmon
    Jerri L Bartholomew
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Nash Hall 220, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Parasitol 92:742-8. 2006
  4. ncbi The life cycle of Chloromyxum auratum (Myxozoa) from goldfish, Carassius auratus (L.), involves an antonactinomyxon actinospore
    S D Atkinson
    School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Fish Dis 30:149-56. 2007
  5. ncbi A new genus Gadimyxa with three new species (Myxozoa, Parvicapsulidae) parasitic in marine fish (Gadidae) and the two-host life cycle of Gadimyxa atlantica n. sp
    Marianne Køie
    Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, DK 3000 Helsingør, Denmark
    J Parasitol 93:1459-67. 2007
  6. ncbi Facultative cheater mutants reveal the genetic complexity of cooperation in social amoebae
    Lorenzo A Santorelli
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Nature 451:1107-10. 2008
  7. ncbi Cheater-resistance is not futile
    Anupama Khare
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nature 461:980-2. 2009
  8. pmc Steroids initiate a signaling cascade that triggers rapid sporulation in Dictyostelium
    Christophe Anjard
    Center for Molecular Genetics, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Development 136:803-12. 2009
  9. pmc The secreted Dictyostelium protein CfaD is a chalone
    Deenadayalan Bakthavatsalam
    Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, MS 140, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005 1892, USA
    J Cell Sci 121:2473-80. 2008
  10. pmc Molecular phylogeny and evolution of morphology in the social amoebas
    Pauline Schaap
    School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, DD15EH Dundee, UK
    Science 314:661-3. 2006

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  1. ncbi Parvicapsula pseudobranchicola (Myxosporea) in farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Tissue distribution, diagnosis and phylogeny
    A Nylund
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, PO Box 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:197-204. 2005
    ..A comparison of the sequence of the ssu rDNA from P. pseudobranchicola with that of other myxozoans shows that it groups closely together with P. unicornis and P. asymmetrica. The closest relative to this group is P. minibicornis...
  2. ncbi Henneguya garavelli n. sp. and Myxobolus peculiaris n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) in the gills of Cyphocharax nagelli (Osteichthyes: Curimatidae) from Rio do Peixe Reservoir, São José do Rio Pardo, São Paulo, Brazil
    M L Martins
    Aquaculture Department, Federal University of Santa Catarina UFSC, Rod SC 404, Km 03, C P 476, 88040 900 Itacorubi, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 137:253-61. 2006
    ..Myxobolus peculiaris n. sp. was very different when compared to other species of Myxobolus in its morphology and the biggest size of spore body. The authors present tables with comparative measurements of Brazilian myxozoan parasites...
  3. ncbi Involvement of Manayunkia speciosa (Annelida: Polychaeta: Sabellidae) in the life cycle of Parvicapsula minibicornis, a myxozoan parasite of Pacific salmon
    Jerri L Bartholomew
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Nash Hall 220, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Parasitol 92:742-8. 2006
    ..This life cycle is 1 of only about 30 known from more than 1,350 myxozoan species, and only the second known from a freshwater polychaete...
  4. ncbi The life cycle of Chloromyxum auratum (Myxozoa) from goldfish, Carassius auratus (L.), involves an antonactinomyxon actinospore
    S D Atkinson
    School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Fish Dis 30:149-56. 2007
    ..This is the first life cycle that incorporates an actinospore of the collective group Antonactinomyxon, and the first life cycle demonstrated in the laboratory for a species of Chloromyxum...
  5. ncbi A new genus Gadimyxa with three new species (Myxozoa, Parvicapsulidae) parasitic in marine fish (Gadidae) and the two-host life cycle of Gadimyxa atlantica n. sp
    Marianne Køie
    Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, DK 3000 Helsingør, Denmark
    J Parasitol 93:1459-67. 2007
    ..This is the second known myxozoan 2-host life cycle in the marine environment. Phylogenetic analyses based on partial small subunit rDNA sequences places Gadimyxa spp. among Parvicapsula spp. in the Parvicapsulidae...
  6. ncbi Facultative cheater mutants reveal the genetic complexity of cooperation in social amoebae
    Lorenzo A Santorelli
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Nature 451:1107-10. 2008
    ..The opportunities for evolutionary moves and countermoves in such conflicts may select for the involvement of multiple pathways and numerous genes...
  7. ncbi Cheater-resistance is not futile
    Anupama Khare
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nature 461:980-2. 2009
    ..Thus, the evolution of resisters may be instrumental in preserving cooperative behaviour in the face of cheating...
  8. pmc Steroids initiate a signaling cascade that triggers rapid sporulation in Dictyostelium
    Christophe Anjard
    Center for Molecular Genetics, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Development 136:803-12. 2009
    ..SDF-3 is at the head of the cascade that amplifies the signal for encapsulation to ensure the rapid, synchronous formation of spores...
  9. pmc The secreted Dictyostelium protein CfaD is a chalone
    Deenadayalan Bakthavatsalam
    Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, MS 140, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005 1892, USA
    J Cell Sci 121:2473-80. 2008
    ..These results suggest that two interacting proteins may function together as a chalone signal in a negative feedback loop that slows Dictyostelium cell proliferation...
  10. pmc Molecular phylogeny and evolution of morphology in the social amoebas
    Pauline Schaap
    School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, DD15EH Dundee, UK
    Science 314:661-3. 2006
    ..Thus, the latter may be controlled by only a few genes, making their underlying mechanisms relatively easy to unravel...
  11. pmc Kin discrimination increases with genetic distance in a social amoeba
    Elizabeth A Ostrowski
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
    PLoS Biol 6:e287. 2008
    ..discoideum cells co-aggregate more with genetically similar than dissimilar individuals, suggesting the existence of a mechanism that discerns the degree of genetic similarity between individuals in this social microorganism...
  12. ncbi Single-gene greenbeard effects in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum
    David C Queller
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, MS 170, Rice University, Post Office Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251 1892, USA
    Science 299:105-6. 2003
    ..Both properties derive directly from homophilic cell adhesion of the protein encoded by csA...
  13. ncbi A secreted factor represses cell proliferation in Dictyostelium
    Debra A Brock
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, MS 140, Rice University, 6100 South Main Street, Houston, TX 77005 1892, USA
    Development 132:4553-62. 2005
    ..AprA may thus decrease the number of multinucleate cells and increase spore production. Together, the data suggest that AprA functions as part of a Dictyostelium chalone...
  14. pmc Genetic evidence that the acyl coenzyme A binding protein AcbA and the serine protease/ABC transporter TagA function together in Dictyostelium discoideum cell differentiation
    Matthew Cabral
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Mail Station 356A, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 5:2024-32. 2006
    ..These results indicate that the developmental program depends on TagA and AcbA working in concert with each other during cell type differentiation and suggest that TagA is required for normal SDF-2 signaling during spore encapsulation...
  15. ncbi Ultrastructural studies of Henneguya rhamdia n. sp. (Myxozoa) a parasite from the Amazon teleost fish, Rhamdia quelen (Pimelodidae)
    Edilson Matos
    Carlos Azevedo Research Laboratory, Federal Rural University of the Amazonia, Belem, Para, Brazil
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 52:532-7. 2005
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  16. ncbi Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of Myxobolus bilobus n. sp. (Myxozoa) parasitizing Notemigonus crysoleucas (Cyprinidae) in Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada
    David K Cone
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dis Aquat Organ 66:227-32. 2005
    ..The study concludes that M. bilobus n. sp. is a member of a clade that has undergone radiation within cyprinid fishes of the 2 continents and that this evolution has involved both host and site switching...
  17. ncbi Molecular studies on the seasonal occurrence and development of five myxozoans in farmed Salmo trutta L
    A S Holzer
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK
    Parasitology 132:193-205. 2006
    ..Presporogonic stages of all other species had disappeared by September and mature spores were present from August onwards...
  18. ncbi Systemic infection of Kudoa lutjanus n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) in red snapper Lutjanus erythropterus from Taiwan
    Pei Chi Wang
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung 91201, Taiwan
    Dis Aquat Organ 67:115-24. 2005
    ..It is, therefore, proposed that the strains isolated from the diseased red snapper be assigned to a new species...
  19. ncbi A combined phage display ScFv library against Myxobolus rotundus infecting crucian carp, Carassius auratus auratus (L.), in China
    J Y Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province, PR China
    J Fish Dis 29:1-7. 2006
    ..rotundus serum binding to coated antigen, while the inhibition rate of monoclonal pCAN-6H9 phage particles was only 11.83%...
  20. ncbi Henneguya pagri n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) causing cardiac henneguyosis in red sea bream, Pagrus major (Temminck & Schlegel)
    H Yokoyama
    Department of Aquatic Bioscience, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Fish Dis 28:479-87. 2005
    ..Partial small subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequences of H. pagri are closely related to those of H. lateolabracis infecting the bulbus arteriosus of Chinese sea bass, Lateolabrax sp...
  21. ncbi Etiology of ulcerative lesions of Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) from James River, Virginia
    Stanley R Webb
    Center for Environmental Studies and Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Parasitol Res 97:358-66. 2005
    ..tyrannus ulcers was due to secondary colonization following lesion formation as a result of Kudoa infection...
  22. ncbi Myxobolus insignis sp. n. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea, Myxobolidae), a parasite of the Amazonian teleost fish Semaprochilodus insignis (Osteichthyes, Prochilodontidae)
    J C Eiras
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, CIIMAR, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, 4099 002 Porto, Portugal
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 100:245-7. 2005
    ..2 (3-5) microm wide, and the polar filament formed 6 coils slightly obliquely to the axis of the polar capsule. An intercapsular appendix was present. There was no mucous envelope or distinct iodinophilous vacuole...
  23. ncbi Synopsis of the species of Myxobolus Butschli, 1882 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea: Myxobolidae)
    J C Eiras
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, Faculdade de Ciências and CIIMAR, Universidade do Porto, 4099 002, Porto, Portugal
    Syst Parasitol 61:1-46. 2005
    ..For each species, the relevant morphometric and morphological data are indicated, as well as the host(s), site(s) of infection within the host and type-locality...
  24. ncbi Encapsulation of Myxobolus pendula (Myxosporidia) by epithelioid cells of its cyprinid host Semotilus atromaculatus
    Anne Koehler
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, M5S 3G5 Ontario, Canada
    J Parasitol 90:1401-5. 2004
    ..The granuloma may serve to limit the spread of the parasite to surrounding tissues but does not appear to inhibit diffusion of oxygen and nutrients to the developing spores...
  25. ncbi Species composition of assemblages of Ceratomyxa (Myxozoa), parasites of lings Genypterus (Ophidiidae) in the southeastern Pacific Ocean: an ecomorphometric approach
    Mario George-Nascimento
    Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Católica de la Santísima, Concepcion, Casilla 297, Concepcion, Chile
    J Parasitol 90:1352-5. 2004
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  26. ncbi Kudoa iwatai (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) in wild and cultured fish in the Red Sea: redescription and molecular phylogeny
    A Diamant
    Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Ltd, National Center for Mariculture, Eilat, Israel
    J Parasitol 91:1175-89. 2005
    ..Therefore, we conclude that K. iwatai is an Indo-Pacific species that, in the Red Sea, has extended its host range to include the allochthonous gilt-head sea bream, European sea bass, and grey mullet...
  27. ncbi Relationships between four novel ceratomyxid parasites from the gall bladders of labrid fishes from Heron Island, Queensland, Australia
    Holly Heiniger
    Biodiversity Program, Queensland Museum, PO Box 3300, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
    Parasitol Int 57:158-65. 2008
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  28. ncbi Longevity of Ceratomyxa shasta and Parvicapsula minibicornis actinospore infectivity in the Klamath River
    J Scott Foott
    US Fish and Wildlife Service, California Nevada Fish Health Center, 24411 Coleman Hatchery Road, Anderson, California 96007, USA
    J Aquat Anim Health 19:77-83. 2007
    ..minibicornis) or the prevalence of infection for both parasites. Actinospores of these myxosporean parasites have the potential to infect salmonids for at least 7 d after release from the alternate polychaete host...
  29. ncbi Parvicapsula bicornis n. sp. and P. limandae n. sp. (Myxozoa, Parvicapsulidae) in Pleuronectidae (Teleostei, Heterosomata) from Denmark
    Marianne Køie
    Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, 3000 Helsingør, Denmark
    Dis Aquat Organ 76:123-9. 2007
    ..was examined with their partial small subunit rDNA (SSU rDNA) sequences. P. limandae n. sp. and P. asymmetrica appear to be closely related, while P. bicornis n. sp. and P. minibicornis are the most divergent members of the genus...
  30. ncbi Myxozoan transmission via actinospores: new insights into mechanisms and adaptations for host invasion
    D M Kallert
    Institute of Zoology, Fish Biology and Fish Diseases, University of Munich, Kaulbachstrasse 37, D 80539 Munich, Germany
    Parasitology 134:1741-50. 2007
    ..An updated summary of the sequential course of events during host recognition and invasion by actinospores is given...
  31. ncbi Perkinsus olseni in vitro isolates from the New Zealand clam Austrovenus stutchburyi
    Christopher F Dungan
    Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cooperative Oxford Laboratory, 904 S Morris Street, Oxford, Maryland 21654, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:263-70. 2007
    ..All in vitro isolate cultures and their respective monoclonal derivative strains were cryopreserved and deposited for archiving and distribution by the American Type Culture Collection (http://www.atcc.org)...
  32. ncbi Phylogeography of the cosmopolitan marine parasite Kudoa thyrsites (Myxozoa: Myxosporea)
    Christopher M Whipps
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, 220 Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 3404, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 53:364-73. 2006
    ..Our data also indicate that K. histolytica is not a valid species, as it was morphologically and genetically indistinguishable from K. thyrsites...
  33. ncbi Kudoa alliaria in flesh of Argentinian hoki Macruronus magellanicus (Gadiformes; Merlucciidae)
    Christopher M Whipps
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331 3404, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 69:259-63. 2006
    ..Ambiguities in some species descriptions highlight the need for thorough morphological analyses accompanied by molecular comparisons to clarify the species boundaries between Kudoa parasites of Patagonian fishes...
  34. ncbi The myxozoan fauna of Fundulus diaphanus (Cyprinodontidae) from freshwater localities in eastern North America: prevalence, community structure, and geographic distribution
    David K Cone
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3C3
    J Parasitol 92:52-7. 2006
    ..As such, these types of myxozoans, though they are autogenic, having their entire life cycle normally completed within the aquatic environment, behave more like allogenic parasites that rely on birds and mammals as definitive hosts...
  35. ncbi Myxozoan pathogens in cultured Malaysian fishes. II. Myxozoan infections of redtail catfish Hemibagrus nemurus in freshwater cage cultures
    K Molnar
    Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, PO Box 18, 1581 Budapest, Hungary
    Dis Aquat Organ 68:219-26. 2006
    ..hemibagri developed in the capillary network of the lamellae. H. basifilamentalis sp. n. had large oval plasmodia located deep among the filaments just above the gill arch...
  36. ncbi Myxozoan pathogens in cultured Malaysian fishes. I. Myxozoan infections of the sutchi catfish Pangasius hypophthalmus in freshwater cage cultures
    K Molnar
    Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, PO Box 18, 1581 Budapest, Hungary
    Dis Aquat Organ 68:209-18. 2006
    ..Plasmodia of H. malayensis sp. n. were found inside the cartilaginous gill rays of the filaments. Large plasmodia of M. pangasii sp. n. were located in a groove of the spleen but they affected only the serosa layer covering the spleen...
  37. ncbi Ultrastructural characteristics of the sporogenesis of genus Myxobolus infecting some Nile fishes in Egypt
    Fathy Abdel-Ghaffar
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Parasitol Res 95:167-71. 2005
    ..Although the cysts were observed in different organs, the pattern of sporogenesis was the same. Moreover, the sporogenesis found in the present study followed the usual pattern valid for most of the myxosporean genera studied...
  38. ncbi Ellipsomyxa gobii gen. et sp. n. (Myxozoa: Ceratomyxidae) in the common goby Pomatoschistus microps (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Denmark
    Marianne Køie
    Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, DK 3000 Helsingør, Denmark
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:269-71. 2003
    ..The two spherical polar capsules open some distance from the sutural line on opposite sides. The new genus thereby differs from Leptotheca Thélohan, 1895. Ellipsomyxa gobii is tentatively placed in the Ceratomyxidae...
  39. ncbi New species of myxosporean (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) parasites of Ceratomyxa from fishes of Peter the Great Bay (Japan Sea)
    Nadezhda L Aseeva
    Pacific Fisheries Research Center TINRO Center, Vladivostok 690950, Russia
    J Parasitol 89:1172-80. 2003
    ..lianoides n. sp.) was found in the gall bladder of Stichaeus grigorjewi. Ceratomyxa spp. have not been previously described from P. azonus or S. grigorjewi...
  40. ncbi [Three new species of Myxosporidia (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) parasites of Citharinus citharus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809) (Citharinidae) in Chad (Central Africa)]
    A Fomena
    Laboratoire de Biologie Générale, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Yaounde I, BP 812 Yaounde, Cameroun
    Parasite 11:83-8. 2004
    ..nov., a systematic parasite; Myxobolus mbailaoi sp. nov., which affects operculum, skin and intestine, Myxobolus charii sp. nov., a parasite of the skin...
  41. ncbi Henneguya schizodon n. sp. (Myxozoa, Myxobolidae), a parasite of the Amazonian teleost fish Schizodon fasciatus (Characiformes, Anostomidae)
    J C Eiras
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, and CIIMAR, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, 4099 002 Porto, Portugal
    Parasite 11:169-73. 2004
    ..This comparison allows to consider the materials as a new species, and the name Henneguya schizodon n. sp. is proposed...
  42. ncbi New data on Myxobolus longisporus (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), a gill infecting parasite of carp, Cyprinus carpio haematopterus, from Chinese lakes
    Iva Dykova
    Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:263-8. 2003
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on these sequences has allowed clearer phylogenetic relationships to be established with other species of the genus Myxobolus sequenced to date...
  43. ncbi Myxobolus species (Myxozoa), parasites of fishes in the Okavango River and Delta, Botswana, including descriptions of two new species
    Cecilé C Reed
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, P O Box 339, Bloemfontein, 9300, South Africa
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 49:81-8. 2002
    ..hydrocyni Kostoïngue et Toguebaye, 1994, M. nyongana (Fomena, Bouix et Birgi, 1985) and M. tilapiae Abolarin, 1974 are recorded for the first time in Botswana and descriptions of these species are provided...
  44. ncbi [Thelohanellus bicornei n. sp. Myxosporidie (Myxosporea, Bivalvulida) a gill parasite of Labeo coubie Rüppel, 1832 (Osteichthyen, Cyprinidae) from Burkina Faso, West Africa]
    G B Kabre
    Laboratoire de Biologie et Physiologie Animale, Unité de Formation et de Recherche en Sciences de la Vie et de la Terre UFR SVT, université de Ouagadougou 03, BP 7021, Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso
    Parasite 9:219-23. 2002
    ..43 +/- 0.49 (8-9) microns in width. Horns length is 1 to 1.5 microns long. Polar capsule is piriform, it's length is 7.24 +/- 0.45 microns and the width 3.75 +/- 0.32 microns. The polar filament formed 10 turns...
  45. ncbi Ultrastructural data on the spore of Myxobolus maculatus n. sp. (phylum Myxozoa), parasite from the Amazonian fish Metynnis maculatus (Teleostei)
    G Casal
    Department of Biological Sciences, High Institute of Health Sciences, Paredes, Portugal
    Dis Aquat Organ 51:107-12. 2002
    ..Based on the morphological differences and specificity of the host, we propose the creation of a new species named Myxobolus maculatus n. sp...
  46. ncbi Ultrastructural studies on the development of Enteromyxum scophthalmi (Myxozoa), an enteric parasite of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus L.)
    Maria J Redondo
    Instituto de Acuicultura Torre la Sal CSIC, Ribera de Cabanes, 12595 Castellon, Spain
    Parasitol Res 90:192-202. 2003
    ..The significance of these findings is discussed in relation to the taxonomic and phylogenetic position of the Myxozoa...
  47. ncbi Myxosporean plasmodial infection associated with ulcerative lesions in young-of-the-year Atlantic menhaden in a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, and possible links to Kudoa clupeidae
    R Reimschuessel
    US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Office of Research, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 53:143-66. 2003
    ..Our ultrastructural studies indicate that the plasmodial organisms, which are important in the etiology of the skin lesions, are myxozoans, and they may represent early stages of K. clupeidae...
  48. ncbi First report of three Kudoa species from eastern Australia: Kudoa thyrsites from mahi mahi (Coryphaena hippurus), Kudoa amamiensis and Kudoa minithyrsites n. sp. from sweeper (Pempheris ypsilychnus)
    Christopher M Whipps
    Center for Fish Disease Research, Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 3404, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:215-9. 2003
    ..minithyrsites n. sp. on its fish hosts are unknown, both K. thyrsites and K. amamiensis are associated with flesh quality problems in some cultured species and may be potential threats to an expanding aquaculture industry in Australia...
  49. ncbi Description of two new actinosporean types from a brook of Fuji Mountain, Honshu, and from Chitose River, Hokkaido, Japan
    Csaba Székely
    Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungaria krt 21, 1143 Budapest, Hungary
    Dis Aquat Organ 53:127-32. 2003
    ..Actinospore infection showed high intensity in positive oligochaetes in the case of all the actinosporean types. Two of the actinospore types (aurantiactinomyxon and siedleckiella) presented here have not been previously described...
  50. ncbi Myxobolus desaequalis n. sp. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea), parasite of the Amazonian freshwater fish, Apteronotus albifrons (Teleostei, Apteronotidae)
    Carlos Azevedo
    Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences and CIIMAR, University of Oporto, Lg Prof Abel Salazar no 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 49:485-8. 2002
    ..9 microm width, and an isofilar polar filament with 11 to 12 turns obliquely to the longitudinal axis; (smaller): 4.6 microm length, 2.8 microm width, and an isofilar polar filament with 4 to 5 turns, obliquely to the longitudinal axis...
  51. ncbi Ultrastructural aspects of the myxosporean Henneguya astyanax n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), a parasite of the Amazonian teleost Astyanax keithi (Characidae)
    P Vital
    Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences and CIIMAR, University of Oporto, Lg A Salazar no 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    Dis Aquat Organ 53:55-60. 2003
    ..The spores differed from those of previously described species. Based on spore morphology, it is concluded that this species belongs to the family Myxobolidae, genus Henneguya, and that it constitutes a new species: H. astyanax n. sp...
  52. ncbi Light- and electron-microscope description of Kudoa paralichthys n. sp. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea) from the brain of cultured olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus in Korea
    Jae Bum Cho
    Department of Aquatic Life Medicine, Pukyong National University, Pusan 608 737, South Korea
    Dis Aquat Organ 55:59-63. 2003
    ..The junctions of shell valves were L-shaped. The sutural planes converged at the anterior ends of the spores and were associated with 4 small apex prominences in the central meeting point of the spores...
  53. ncbi Two new species of Eimeria Schneider, 1875 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Gerbilliscus guineae Thomas (Rodentia: Gerbillinae) in the Niokolo Koba National Park, Senegal
    David Modry
    Department of Parasitology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1 3, 612 42, Brno, Czech Republic
    Syst Parasitol 71:223-8. 2008
    ..sp. are subspherical, 22.5 (19.5-24) x 18.8 (16.5-20) mum, with a colourless, faintly granulated oöcyst wall 1.5 thick; and the sporocysts are 10.1 (10-12) x 6.7 (6-8), broadly ellipsoidal and often somewhat pointed towards both ends...
  54. ncbi Primary cutaneous rhinosporidiosis diagnosed on FNAC: a case report with review of literature
    Archana H Deshpande
    Department of Pathology, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:125-7. 2009
    ..seeberi are specific; their demonstration confirms diagnosis of rhinosporidiosis. FNAC or scrape cytology is economical and reliable in preoperative diagnosis of suspected and unsuspected cutaneous lesions of R. seeberi...
  55. ncbi Redescription of Myxobolus pyramidis Chen, 1958(Myxosporea: Bivalvulida)
    J Y Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430072, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 99:65-9. 2006
    ..7)x(3.5+/-0.2) mum in size with distinct intercapsular process and polar filament wounded in five to six coils. The histological effects of the pathogen were observed by light microscopy, and the parasite-host relationship was discussed...
  56. ncbi Multivalvulid myxozoans from eastern Australia: three new species of Kudoa from scombrid and labrid fishes of the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
    Robert D Adlard
    Biodiversity Program, Queensland Museum, South Brisbane, Australia
    J Parasitol 91:1138-42. 2005
    ..12 (2.04-2.24). All 3 species differ in spore morphology from the 1 previously described myxozoan with 6 polar capsules, Hexacapsula neothunni from yellowfin tuna Neothunnus macropterus, which has since been reassigned to Kudoa...
  57. ncbi Fine structure of Chloromyxum menticirrhi n. sp. (Myxozoa) infecting the urinary bladder of the marine teleost Menticirrhus americanus (Sciaenidae) in Southern Brazil
    Graça Casal
    Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences ICBAS UP, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Protistol 45:139-46. 2009
    ..The gill, liver, gall bladder and intestine of the host showed no abnormalities...
  58. ncbi Male-biased sex-ratio distortion caused by Octosporea bayeri, a vertically and horizontally-transmitted parasite of Daphnia magna
    Olivia Roth
    Zoological Institute, University of Basel, Vesalgasse 1, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Parasitol 38:969-79. 2008
    ..Male production may thus be beneficial for the parasite when horizontal transmission has a large pay-off as males may contribute more effectively to parasite spread than females...
  59. ncbi Molecular characterization of Encephalitozoon intestinalis (Microspora) replication kinetics in a murine intestinal cell line
    Katherine Wasson
    Center for Comparative Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:169-74. 2003
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  60. ncbi Ultrastructure of sporulation in Haplosporidium armoricanum
    P M Hine
    Investigation and Diagnostic Centre, Biosecurity New Zealand, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, PO Box 40 742, Upper Hutt 6007, New Zealand
    Dis Aquat Organ 77:225-33. 2007
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  61. ncbi Detection of myxozoan parasites in oligochaetes imported as food for ornamental fish
    Jill M Lowers
    Department of Microbiology and Center for Fish Disease Research, Nash Hall 220, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 3804, USA
    J Parasitol 89:84-91. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi A new monoclonal antibody enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to measure in vitro multiplication of the microsporidium Encephalitozoon intestinalis
    Nicolas Bouladoux
    INSERM U511, Immunobiologie Cellulaire et Moleculaire des Infections Parasitaires, CHU Pitie Salpetriere, 91, Boulevard de l Hopital, 75643 Paris Cedex 13, France
    J Microbiol Methods 53:377-85. 2003
    ..In summary, the ELISA system described in this study provides a simple reliable assay for measuring the spread of microsporidia in vitro and may prove valuable for the screening of putative interesting antimicrosporidial compounds...
  63. ncbi Replacement of the preoccupied name Davisia Laird 1953 and description of a new myxozoan species (Myxosporea: Sinuolineidae) from Sebastiscus marmoratus (Cuvier, 1829) in the East China Sea
    Yuanjun Zhao
    The Key Laboratory of Animal Biology of Chongqing, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing 400047, China
    J Parasitol 94:269-79. 2008
    ..there was an indication of a demarcated appendage, but in some mature spores, no clear separation was apparent. Our findings suggest that future revision of this genus is warranted, particularly once DNA sequence data become available...
  64. ncbi The effects of nitric oxide donors on the sporulation of Eimeria tenella oocysts
    J G Li
    The Key Lab of Jiangsu Provence for Animal Preventive Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou 225009, PR China
    Vet Parasitol 154:336-40. 2008
    ..At present, the inhibiting mechanism of NO donors on the sporulation of oocysts was still unclear...
  65. ncbi Kudoa trifolia sp. n. - molecular phylogeny suggests a new spore morphology and unusual tissue location for a well-known genus
    A S Holzer
    Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    J Fish Dis 29:743-55. 2006
    ..trifolia showed that this species is deeply embedded in the genus Kudoa despite its aberrant morphology and host tissue location. This suggests important amendments to the morphological diagnosis of the genus Kudoa...
  66. ncbi Light and electronic observations on Henneguya ghaffari (Myxosporea, Bivalvulida) infecting the gills and intestine of Nile perch Lates niloticus (Pisces: Teleostei) from Chad and Senegal
    B Kostoïngué
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of N Djaména, PO Box 1027, Chad
    Dis Aquat Organ 54:79-83. 2003
    ..1 (range 1 to 2) microm. The total length of the spore was 55.73 +/- 1.7 (range 53 to 61) microm. At ultrastructural level, our results confirm that in Henneguya species, the sporoplasm is binucleate and the pansporaoblast is disporous...
  67. ncbi The first finding of myxosporean development from plasmodia to spores in terrestrial mammals: Soricimyxum fegati gen. et sp. n. (Myxozoa) from Sorex araneus (Soricomorpha)
    Carol Constantin Prunescu
    Institute of Biology, Romanian Academy, P O Box 56 53, 296 Spl Independentei, 060031 Bucharest, Romania
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 54:159-64. 2007
    ..Spores were of an ovoid shape, 7 microm long, 5.4 microm wide and about 3.5 microm thick. They had two shell valves and two equal polar capsules, located in opposite ends of the spore...
  68. ncbi Infection of llamas with stored Eimeria macusaniensis oocysts obtained from guanaco and alpaca feces
    J A Jarvinen
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    J Parasitol 94:969-72. 2008
    ..These results provide evidence that E. macusaniensis is a single species transmissible amongst alpacas, llamas, and guanacos and that oocysts of this species can remain infective for many years...
  69. ncbi Perkinsus olseni detected in Vietnamese aquacultured reef clams Tridacna crocea imported to the USA, following a mortality event
    Barbara J Sheppard
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology, Box 110880, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 79:229-35. 2008
    ..marinus. Identification of Perkinsus spp. other than P. marinus in T. crocea imported from Vietnam confirms that importation of untested and unquarantined ornamental reef clams has possibly allowed incursion of P. olseni into the USA...
  70. ncbi Disseminated Acanthamoeba infection with sporotrichoid nodules
    Allison Readinger
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Dermatology, Galveston, TX 77555 0783, USA
    Int J Dermatol 45:942-3. 2006
  71. ncbi Supplemental diagnosis and molecular taxonomy of Myxobolus diaphanus (Fantham, Porter et Richardson, 1940) (Myxozoa) parasitizing Fundulus diaphanus (Cyprinodontiformes) in Nova Scotia, Canada
    David K Cone
    Department of Biology, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 52:217-22. 2005
    ..A phylogenetic analysis using 18S rDNA (878 bp) placed M. diaphanus in a terminal clade containing certain freshwater species of Henneguya, all of which occur in North America and have elongate spore bodies...
  72. ncbi Henneguya curvata sp. n. (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) parasitizing the gills of Serrasalmus spilopleura (Characidae: Serrasalminae), a South American freshwater fish
    Bianca Barassa
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 50:151-3. 2003
  73. ncbi Prespore cell inducing factor, psi factor, controls both prestalk and prespore gene expression in Dictyostelium development
    Yoko Yamada
    Biological Laboratory, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
    Dev Growth Differ 52:377-83. 2010
    ..Together with the known prespore inducing activity, the results indicate that PsiA regulates both prespore and prestalk/stalk cell differentiation. These results indicate that PsiA is also involved in prestalk cell differentiation...
  74. ncbi Supplemental diagnosis of Kudoa funduli (Myxozoa) parasitizing Fundulus heteroclitus (Cyprinodontidae) from coastal northeastern North America
    Fabiola Akaishi
    Departmento de Biologia Celular, Universidad Federal do Parana, Caixa Postal 19031, Brazil
    J Parasitol 90:477-80. 2004
    ..funduli is a valid species and a member of a clade that includes Kudoa dianae Dyková, Avila, and Fiala, 2002, Kudoa miniauriculata Whitaker, Kent, and Sakanari, 1996, and Kudoa paniformis Kabata and Whitaker, 1981...
  75. ncbi The life cycle of Henneguya nuesslini Schuberg & Schroder, 1905 (Myxozoa) involves a triactinomyxon-type actinospore
    D M Kallert
    Institute for Zoology I, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Fish Dis 28:71-9. 2005
    ..This is the first record of a Henneguya sp. life cycle with a triactinomyxon-type actinospore, which suggests a close relationship with the Myxobolus group and a polyphyletic origin of the genus Henneguya...
  76. ncbi Effects of fish age versus size on the development of whirling disease in rainbow trout
    Eileen K N Ryce
    Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, US Geological Survey, Department of Ecology, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:69-76. 2005
    ..Resistance to disease was not associated with the level of skeletal ossification...
  77. ncbi Tolerance of the resting cysts of Colpoda inflata (Ciliophora, Colpodea) and Meseres corlissi (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) to desiccation and freezing
    Helga Müller
    Private Laboratory, Jacob Burckhardt Str 18, D 78464 Konstanz, Germany
    Eur J Protistol 46:133-42. 2010
    ..3) In the absence of soil, Colpoda inflata cysts had greater tolerance to desiccation and freezing than Meseres corlissi cysts. Possible consequences for the distribution of natural populations are discussed...
  78. pmc Inorganic polyphosphate in Dictyostelium discoideum: influence on development, sporulation, and predation
    Haiyu Zhang
    Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5307, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2731-5. 2005
    ..On Pseudomonas aeruginosa lawns, cleared plaques were observed with the bacterial PPK1 mutant but not with the WT P. aeruginosa. Thus, poly P is important in predation both for the predator and prey...
  79. ncbi Intraoligochaete development of Myxobolus intimus (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae), a gill myxosporean of the roach (Rutilus rutilus)
    Orsolya Z Rácz
    Veterinary Medical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, P O Box 18, H 1581 Budapest, Hungary
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:199-207. 2004
    ..Each triactinospore had three pyriform polar capsules and a cylindrical sporoplasm with 32 secondary cells. The spore body joined the 3 caudal projections with a moderately long style...
  80. ncbi Glutathione is required for growth and prespore cell differentiation in Dictyostelium
    Beom Jun Kim
    Laboratory of Biophysics, School of Biological Sciences, and Institute of Microbiology, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 742, Republic of Korea
    Dev Biol 284:387-98. 2005
    ..2 mM GSH may result from altered cell cycle. These results suggest that glutathione itself is essential for growth and differentiation to prespore in Dictyostelium...
  81. ncbi Characterization and phylogenetic relationships among microsporidia infecting silkworm, Bombyx mori, using inter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) and small subunit rRNA (SSU-rRNA) sequence analysis
    S Nageswara Rao
    Seribiotech Research Laboratory, CSB Campus, Carmelram Post, Kodathi Bangalore, India
    Genome 48:355-66. 2005
    ..bombycis; the remaining 5 isolates, which differed from each other and from N. bombycis, were considered to be different variants belonging to the species N. bombycis...
  82. ncbi Efficiency for recovering Encephalitozoon intestinalis spores from waters by centrifugation and immunofluorescence microscopy
    Xunde Li
    University of California Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tulare, CA 93274, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:579-80. 2003
  83. ncbi Urosporidium sp. hyperparasite of the turbellarian Paravortex cardii in the cockle Cerastoderma edule
    María J Carballal
    Centro de Investigacións Mariñas, P O Box 13, 36620 Vilanova de Arousa, Pontevedra, Spain
    J Invertebr Pathol 90:104-7. 2005
    ..Spore ornaments were similar to those described from Urosporidium spisuli, infecting a nematode parasite of the Atlantic surf clam, Spisula solidissima...
  84. pmc A Dictyostelium chalone uses G proteins to regulate proliferation
    Deenadayalan Bakthavatsalam
    Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, MS 140, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Biol 7:44. 2009
    ..Cells lacking AprA or CfaD proliferate faster than wild-type cells, and adding recombinant AprA or CfaD to cells slows their proliferation...
  85. pmc Development of a method for detection of Giardia duodenalis cysts on lettuce and for simultaneous analysis of salad products for the presence of Giardia cysts and Cryptosporidium oocysts
    N Cook
    Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7388-91. 2007
    ..5% +/- 14.3% and 36.2% +/- 19.7% (n = 20), respectively. One natural food sample of organic watercress, spinach, and rocket salad contained one Giardia cyst 50 g(-1) of sample as an indigenous surface contaminant...
  86. ncbi Myxobolus turpisrotundus (Myxosporea: Bivalvulida) spores with caudal appendages: investigating the validity of the genus Henneguya with morphological and molecular evidence
    Yang Liu
    Key Lab of Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization, Ministry of Agriculture, College of Fisheries, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 107:699-706. 2010
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  87. pmc Digital gene expression analysis of two life cycle stages of the human-infective parasite, Trypanosoma brucei gambiense reveals differentially expressed clusters of co-regulated genes
    Nicola J Veitch
    Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology, Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8TA, UK
    BMC Genomics 11:124. 2010
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  88. ncbi Renal myxozoanosis in crowned river turtles Hardella thurjii: description of the putative agent Myxidium hardella n. sp. by histopathology, electron microscopy, and DNA sequencing
    M M Garner
    Northwest ZooPath, Monroe, WA, USA
    Vet Pathol 42:589-95. 2005
    ..with strong bootstrap support. This myxozoan agent appears to be a significant pathogen in H. thurjii on the basis of morphologic changes in the kidneys of in the infected turtles...
  89. ncbi Myxobolus cuneus n. sp. (Myxosporea) infecting the connective tissue of Piaractus mesopotamicus (Pisces: Characidae) in Brazil: histopathology and ultrastructure
    E A Adriano
    Centro de Pesquisa e Gestão de Recursos Pesqueiros Continentais CEPTA IBAMA, Pirassununga, SP, Brasil
    Parasite 13:137-42. 2006
    ..The parasite was found throughout the period studied and its prevalence was unaffected by host size, season or water properties...
  90. ncbi Species of the parasitic genus Duboscquella are members of the enigmatic Marine Alveolate Group I
    Ai Harada
    Division of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0810, Japan
    Protist 158:337-47. 2007
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  91. pmc An analysis of the microsporidian genus Brachiola, with comparisons of human and insect isolates of Brachiola algerae
    Ann Cali
    Department of Biological Sciences, 101 Warren Street, Smith Hall, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 51:678-85. 2004
    ..algerae, nor have they been reported on any other microsporidium. This report demonstrates that B. vesicularum and B. algerae are two different species of Brachiola that infect human skeletal muscle...
  92. ncbi Morphology of the spores of Myxosoma cerebralis (Hofer, 1903) and M. cartilaginis (Hoffman, Putz, and Dunbar, 1965) [classical article]
    Jiri Lom
    J Parasitol 89:653-7. 2003
  93. ncbi Within-host dynamics of a microsporidium with horizontal and vertical transmission: Octosporea bayeri in Daphnia magna
    D B Vizoso
    Departement de Biologie, Unité d Ecologie et Evolution, Universite de Fribourg, Chemin du Musee 10, CH 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Parasitology 128:31-8. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that different routes of infection have an immediate effect on within-host parasite growth and thus on parasite fitness and epidemiology...
  94. ncbi Revision of Myxobolus heterosporus Baker, 1963 (syn. Myxosoma Heterospora) (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) in African records
    A el-Mansy
    National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, 101 Kaser El Einii St, Cairo, Egypt
    Dis Aquat Organ 63:205-14. 2005
    ..Some transitional stages from Myxobolus-like spore types to tailed-spores were observed. Therefore, some tailed-spores may be simply heteromorphs of Myxobolus...
  95. ncbi Hypertonic signal promotes stability of Dictyostelium spores via a PKA-independent pathway
    Yohko Yamada
    The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Electron Microscopy Center, Honkomagome 3 18 22, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8613, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 229:159-64. 2003
    ..The formation of stable spores under hypertonic conditions requires high cell density, suggesting the involvement of additional cellular signaling...
  96. ncbi Myxobolus goensis n. sp. (Myxozoa, Myxosporea, Myxobolidae), a parasite of the gills of Mugil cephalus (Osteichthyes, Mugilidae) from Goa, India
    J C Eiras
    Departamento de Zoologia e Antropologia, and CIIMAR, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, 4099 002 Porto, Portugal
    Parasite 11:243-8. 2004
    ..The fact that only the M. cephalus specimens were infected among a sample of 206 fish specimens, comprising 27 different species, strongly suggests that this parasite is specific to M. cephalus...
  97. ncbi Ultrastructure and development of Pleistophora ronneafiei n. sp., a microsporidium (Protista) in the skeletal muscle of an immune-compromised individual
    Ann Cali
    Department of Biological Sciences, 101 Warren Street, Smith Hall, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:77-85. 2003
    ..A comparison with other species of the genus supports the establishment of a new species. This parasite is given the name Pleistophora ronneafiei n. sp...
  98. ncbi Zschokkella helmii n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxosporea), a new parasite of marbled spinefoot Siganus rivulatus (Forsskal 1775), Red Sea, Egypt: light and transmission electron microscopy
    F Abdel-Ghaffar
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
    Parasitol Res 102:183-92. 2008
    ..2 microm (2.0-3.0) and have five filaments. Ultrastructure of the plasmodial wall and sporogenesis of the present species followed the usual pattern valid for most studied myxosporean species...
  99. ncbi Molecular identity, phylogeny and life cycle of Chloromyxum schurovi Shul'man & Ieshko 2003
    Astrid S Holzer
    Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA Stirling, Scotland, UK
    Parasitol Res 99:90-6. 2006
    ..schurovi clusters with representatives of other myxozoan genera which inhabit the urinary system, whereas the other Chloromyxum species form a more basic clade together with another gall bladder parasite...
  100. ncbi Kudoa septempunctata n. sp. (Myxosporea: Multivalvulida) from an aquacultured olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) imported from Korea
    Yuuki Matsukane
    Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamaguchi University, 1677 1 Yoshida, Yamaguchi, 753 8515, Japan
    Parasitol Res 107:865-72. 2010
    ..with seven valves and polar capsules, i.e. Kudoa yasunagai and Kudoa lethrini, regarding tissue tropism (trunk muscles versus brain), spore shape or external appendages, and SSU rDNA sequence...
  101. ncbi Two new species of nivicolous Lamproderma (myxomycetes) from the mountains of Europe and America
    Anna Ronikier
    Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lubicz 46, 31 512 Kraków, Poland
    Mycologia 102:718-28. 2010
    ..argenteobrunneum includes the main ranges of the European alpine system (Alps, Carpathians, Pyrenees) as well as those of North America, while L. kowalskii has been recorded so far from several sites in California in the United States...

Research Grants6

  1. Microsporidiosis:A Therapeutic Target
    Louis Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Activation and Infectivity of Mammalian Microspora
    Katherine Wasson; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. International Congress on Microsporidiosis
    Louis Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Overall, the goal of this congress is to foster the exchange of information between these diverse groups of scientists leading to advances in research on these emergent pathogens. ..
  4. A Therapeutic Target for Microsporidiosis
    Louis Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the approaches and methods developed in this R21 should also prove useful for studies on methionine aminopeptidases as therapeutic targets in other pathogenic protists. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Second International Workshop on Microsporidia from Vertebrate and Invertebrate H
    Louis Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, the goal of this[unreadable] congress is to foster the exchange of information between these diverse groups of[unreadable] scientists leading to advances in research on these emergent pathogens. ..
  6. TOXOPLASMA ENCEPHALITIS IN AIDS: BRADYZOITE REGULATION
    Louis Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....