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    • Reyes Hoffmann, Francisca Valentina (Universidad de Chile, 2022)
      La Tripanosomiasis americana, conocida como enfermedad de Chagas, es una patología zoonótica endémica de Latinoamérica cuyo agente etiológico es Trypanosoma cuzi, parásito protozoario de la clase kinetoplastea. La ...
    • Pozo Martínez, Josué Santiago; Salgado Valdés, Francisco Javier; Liempi Manquel, Ana Isabel; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike; Mera Adasme, Raúl; Olea Azar, Claudio Alberto; Moncada Basualto, Mauricio Javier; Borges, Fernanda; Uriarte, Eugenio; Matos, María Joao (Elsevier, 2022)
      American trypanosomiasis or Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, and is considered a neglected disease, being an important problem for public health. Benznidazole (BZN) is the drug used to ...
    • Muñoz, Lorena; Castillo, Christian; Carrillo, Ileana; Salinas, Andrea; Liempi, Ana; Droguett, Daniel; Maya Arango, Juan; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (2016)
      Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi), the causative agent of Chagas disease, and Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii), responsible for Toxoplasmosis are two parasites that can cross the placental barrier. T. cruzi and T. gondii present ...
    • Duaso, J.; Rojo, G.; Jaña, F.; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; Cabrera, G.; Bosco, C.; López Muñoz, Rodrigo; Maya Arango, Juan; Ferreira, J.; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (2011)
      Chagas' disease, produced by the haemoflagellated protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi), is one of the most frequent endemic diseases in Latin America. In spite that in the past few years T. cruzi congenital transmission ...
    • Duaso, J.; Rojo, G.; Cabrera, G.; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; Bosco, C.; Maya Arango, Juan; Morello Casté, Antonio; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (Elsevier, 2010)
      Congenital Chagas’ disease, endemic in Latin America and also present with lower frequency in other countries, is associated with premature labor, miscarriage, and placentitis. The mechanism of tissue invasion and infection ...
    • Liempi, A.; Castillo, C.; Duaso, J.; Droguett, D.; Sandoval, A.; Barahona, K.; Hernández, A.; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; Maya Arango, Juan; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (W.B. Saunders, 2014)
      Introduction: The congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi) is responsible for one-third of new Chagas disease cases each year. During congenital transmission, the parasite breaks down the placental barrier ...
    • Liempi, Ana; Castillo, Christian; Cerda, Mauricio; Droguett, Daniel; Duaso, Juan; Barahona, Katherine; Hernández, Ariane; Díaz Luján, Cintia; Fretes, Ricardo; Härtel, Steffen; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (Elsevier, 2015)
      Chagas disease is an endemic, neglected tropical disease in Latin America that is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. In vitro models constitute the first experimental approach to study the physiopathology ...
    • Jaña, Fabián; Faini, Francesca; Lapier, Michel; Pavani, Mario; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike; Morello Casté, Antonio; Maya Arango, Juan; Jara, José; Parra, Eduardo; Ferreira Parker, Jorge (Elsevier, 2013)
      Changes in mitochondrial ATP synthesis can affect the function of tumor cells due to the dependence of the first step of glycolysis on mitochondrial ATP. The oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS) system is responsible for ...