Leishmania mexicana amazonensis: heterogeneity in 5-nucleotidase and peroxidase activities of mononuclear phagocytes during in vivo and in vitro infection

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Suzana Côrte-Real; Gabriel Grimaldi Junior; Maria de Nazareth Leal de Meirelles;
  • Publisher: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde
  • Journal: issn: 0074-0276, eissn: 1678-8060
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0074-02761988000100015
  • Subject: macrófago peritoneal | Microbiology | 5'Nucleotidase (E. C. 3. 1. 3. 5) | QR1-502 | Leishmania mexicana amazonensis (L. m. amazonensis) | cutaneous lesions | immature mononuclear phagocyte | mature macrophages | fagócito mononuclear imaturo | macrófago maturo | RC955-962 | lesões cutâneas | periotoneal macrophages | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Peroxidase (E. C. 1. 11. 1. 7)

The degree of maturation of cells of the Mononuclear Phagocyte System (MPS), during in vivo and in vitro infection by Leishmania mexicana amazonenesis, was evaluated in this study. The macrophages' differentiation was assayed by cytochemical characterization at the ultr... View more