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

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Côrte-Real, Suzana; Grimaldi Junior, Gabriel; Meirelles, Maria de Nazareth Leal de;
  • Publisher: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde
  • Subject: Leishmania mexicana amazonensis (L. m. amazonensis) | immature mononuclear phagocyte | mature macrophages | periotoneal macrophages | cutaneous lesions | 5'Nucleotidase (E. C. 3. 1. 3. 5) | Peroxidase (E. C. 1. 11. 1. 7) | fagócito mononuclear imaturo | macrófago maturo | macrófago peritoneal | lesões cutâneas

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
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