Izabela Md Bastos
- Prolyl oligopeptidase of Trypanosoma brucei hydrolyzes native collagen, peptide hormones and is active in the plasma of infected miceIzabela M D Bastos
Laboratório de Interação Parasito Hospedeiro, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Brasilia, 70910 900 DF, Brazil
Microbes Infect 12:457-66. 2010..Furthermore, POP Tb is released into the bloodstream of T. brucei infected mice where it remains active. These data suggest that POP Tb might contribute to the pathogenesis of sleeping sickness...
- The major leucyl aminopeptidase of Trypanosoma cruzi (LAPTc) assembles into a homohexamer and belongs to the M17 family of metallopeptidasesGloria Cadavid-Restrepo
Department of Cell Biology, The University of Brasília, Brasilia, 70910 900, Brazil
BMC Biochem 12:46. 2011..In this study, a major leucyl aminopeptidolytic activity was identified in Trypanosoma cruzi, the aetiological agent of Chagas disease...