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Chagas Disease

Part B

This thematic volume provides authoritative, up-to-date reviews addressing recent advances as well as an overview for the research and clinical communities on the endemic infection of Chagas disease. Lead researchers discuss epidemiology and control measures as well as various diagnosis techniques, treatments, and therapies currently being used. The text includes a history of Chagas disease and an outlook for the next century.

Audience
Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine and entomology.

Included in series
Advances in Parasitology

Hardbound, 294 Pages

Published: September 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-385895-5

Reviews

  • "One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing."--PARASITOLOGY
    "The policy of the editors of
    Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers."--ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY

Contents

    1. Bioactive lipids in Trypanosoma cruzi Infection
      Fabiana S. Machado1, Shankar Mukherjee, Louis M. Weiss, Herbert B. Tanowitz, Anthony W. Ashton
    2. Mechanisms of host cell invasion by Trypanosoma cruzi
      Kacey L. Caradonna and Barbara A. Burleigh
    3. Gap junctions and Chagas’ disease
      Daniel Adesse, Regina Coeli Goldenberg, Fabio S. Fortes, Jasmin, Dumitru A. Iacobas, Sanda Iacobas, Antonio Carlos Campos de Carvalho, Maria de Narareth Meirelles, Huan Huang, Milena B. Soares, Herbert B. Tanowitz, Luciana Ribeiro Garzoni and David C. Spray
    4. The Vasculature in Chagas Disease
      Cibele M. Prado, Linda A. Jelicks, Louis M. Weiss, Stephen M. Factor, Herbert B. Tanowitz, Marcos A. Rossi
    5. Infection-Associated Vasculopathy in Experimental Chagas Disease: Pathogenic Roles of Endothelin and Kinin Pathways
      Julio Scharfstein, Daniele Andrade
    6. Autoimmunity
      Edecio Cunha-Neto, MD, PhD; Priscila Camillo Teixeira, PhD; Luciana Gabriel Nogueira, PhD; Jorge Kalil, MD, PhD
    7. ROS signaling of inflammatory cytokines during T. cruzi infection
      Shivali Gupta, Monisha Dhiman, Jian-jun Wen, Nisha Jain Garg
    8. Inflammation and Chagas disease: some mechanisms and relevance.
      Talvani A and Teixeira MM
    9. Neurodegeneration and neuroregeneration in Chagas’ disease
      Marina V. Chuenkova and Mercio Pereira-Perrin
    10. Adipose tissue, Diabetes and Chagas Disease
      Herbert B. Tanowitz, Linda A. Jelicks, Fabiana S. Machado, Lisia Esper, Xiaohua Qi, Mahalia S. Desruisseaux, Streamson C. Chua, Philipp E. Scherer, Fnu Nagajyothi

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