Affiliation: The Hebrew University
- Genetic characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the West Bank, Palestinian TerritoriesSuheir Ereqat
Al Quds Nutrition and Health Research Institute, Al Quds University, Abu Deis, Palestine
BMC Res Notes 5:270. 2012....
- Polymorphism among alleles of the 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase gene from Leishmania major and Leishmania tropicaCharles L Greenblatt
Department of Parasitology, Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, Ein Karem, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
Mol Biochem Parasitol 125:185-8. 2002
- Micrococcus luteus -- survival in amberC L Greenblatt
Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Disease, The Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, P O Box 12272, 91120 Jerusalem, Israel
Microb Ecol 48:120-7. 2004..The bacteria's ability to utilize succinic acid and process terpine-related compounds, both major components of natural amber, support its survival in this oligotrophic environment...
- The impact of "ancient pathogen" studies on the practice of public healthCharles Greenblatt
The Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, P O B 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
Public Health Rev 31:81-91. 2003..These and other aspects of the evolution of pathogens are discussed which may lead to innovative approaches to the control of infectious diseases...
- Distinguishing Leishmania tropica and Leishmania major in the Middle East using the polymerase chain reaction with kinetoplast DNA-specific primersGerlind Anders
Department of Parasitology, Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, P O Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:S87-92. 2002..Due to species-specific differences in the size of minicircles, these primers can be used in the polymerase chain reaction to answer diagnostic and epidemiological questions...
- Tuberculosis: from prehistory to Robert Koch, as revealed by ancient DNAHelen D Donoghue
Centre for Infectious Diseases and International Health, University College London, London, UK
Lancet Infect Dis 4:584-92. 2004..This has provided direct support for the current theory of Mycobacterium tuberculosis evolution, and suggests areas of investigation for the interaction of M tuberculosis with its host...
- Genetic and biological diversity among populations of Leishmania major from Central Asia, the Middle East and AfricaMustafa Elfari
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Dorotheenstr 96, D 10098 Berlin, Germany
Microbes Infect 7:93-103. 2005..major were genetically closer to the Middle Eastern strains, and a representative one did infect fat sand rats, but they had distinct permissively primed inter-genic polymorphic PCR patterns and internal transcribed spacer 2 types...
- Co-infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium leprae in human archaeological samples: a possible explanation for the historical decline of leprosyHelen D Donoghue
Centre for Infectious Diseases and International Health, Department of Infection, University College London, 46 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4JF, UK
Proc Biol Sci 272:389-94. 2005....
- Mode of action of fenarimol against Leishmania sppEinat Zeiman
Department of Parasitology, The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel 91120
J Parasitol 94:280-6. 2008..These results provide support to the hypothesis that fenarimol inhibits leishmanial sterol biosynthesis. Overall, the findings suggest an additional source of substances for development of anti-leishmanial drugs...