alexa Collagenase activity in clinical isolates of Entamoeba histolytica maintained in xenic cultures.
Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology

Journal of Cell Science & Therapy

Author(s): Magos MA, de la Torre M, Muoz ML, Magos MA, de la Torre M, Muoz ML

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Several isolates of pathogenic and non-pathogenic E. histolytica from xenic cultures were tested for their capacity to digest native type I collagen gels. The results demonstrate that the pathogenic isolate HM48:IMSS has a high collagenolytic activity. The non-pathogenic isolates, HM43:IMSS, HM44:IMSS and HM46:IMSS showed significantly lower collagenolytic activity. Six groups showing different degrees of collagenase activity or non-activity were separated from the non-pathogenic isolates by a Percoll gradient. The groups obtained from the pathogenic isolate HM48:IMSS always displayed enzymatic activity.
This article was published in Arch Med Res and referenced in Journal of Cell Science & Therapy

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords