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1 Alimohammadian ,M.H. ,Darabi ,H. ,Malekzadeh ,S. ,Mahmoodzadeh-Niknam ,H. ,Ajdary ,S. ,Khamesipour ,A. ,Bahonar ,A. ,Mofarrah ,A. (2007) Exposure to Leishmania major modulates the proportion of CD4+ T cells without affecting cellular immune responses, Microbiol Immunol. ,51(10),1003-11.
2 Alimohammadian ,M.H. ,Khamesipour ,A. ,Darabi ,H. ,Firooz ,A. , Malekzadeh ,S. ,Bahonar ,A. ,Dowlati ,Y. ,Modabber ,F. (2002) The role of BCG in human immune responses induced by multiple injections of autoclaved Leishmania major as a candidate vaccine against leishmaniasis, Vaccine. ,21(3-4),174-80.
3 Badiee ,A. ,Jaafari ,M.R. ,Khamesipour ,A. (2007) Leishmania major: immune response in BALB/c mice immunized with stress-inducible protein 1 encapsulated in liposomes. ,115(2),127-34.
4 Badiee ,A. ,Jaafari ,M.R. ,Samiei ,A. ,Soroush ,D. ,Khamesipour ,A. (2008) Coencapsulation of CpG oligodeoxynucleotides with recombinant Leishmania major stress-inducible protein 1 in liposome enhances immune response and protection against leishmaniasis in immunized BALB/c mice, Clin Vaccine Immunol. ,15(4),668-74.
5 Bahar ,K. ,Dowlati ,Y. ,Shidani ,B. ,Alimohammadian ,M.H. ,Khamesipour ,A. ,Ehsasi ,S. ,Hashemi-Fesharki ,R. ,Ale-Agha ,S. ,Modabber ,F. (1996) Comparative safety and immunogenicity trial of two killed Leishmania major vaccines with or without BCG in human volunteers, Clin Dermatol. ,14(5),489-95.
6 Davoudi ,N. ,Tate ,C.A. ,Warburton ,C. ,Murray ,A. ,Mahboudi ,F. , McMaster ,W.R. (2005) Development of a recombinant Leishmania major strain sensitive to ganciclovir and 5-fluorocytosine for use as a live vaccine challenge in clinical trials, Vaccine. ,23(9),1170-7.
7 Fakhar ,M. ,Motazedian ,M.H. ,Daly ,D. ,Lowe ,C.D. ,Kemp ,S.J. ,Noyes ,H.A. (2008) An integrated pipeline for the development of novel panels of mapped microsatellite markers for Leishmania donovani complex, Leishmania braziliensis and Leishmania major, Parasitology. ,135(5),567-74.
8 Farajnia ,S. ,Alimohammadian ,M.H. ,Reiner ,N.E. ,Karimi ,M. ,Ajdari ,S. , Mahboudi ,F. (2004) Molecular characterization of a novel amastigote stage specific Class I nuclease from Leishmania major, Int J Parasitol. ,34(8),899-908.
9 Ghazanfari ,T. ,Hassan ,Z.M. ,Ebtekar ,M. ,Ahmadiani ,A. ,Naderi ,G. ,Azar ,A. (2000) Garlic induces a shift in cytokine pattern in Leishmania major-infected BALB/c mice, Scand J Immunol. ,52(5),491-5.
10 Ghazanfari ,T. ,Hassan ,Z.M. ,Khamesipour ,A. (2005) Enhancement of peritoneal macrophage phagocytic activity against Leishmania major by garlic (Allium sativum) treatment, J Ethnopharmacol. ,103(3),333-7.
11 Hejazi ,H. ,Eslami ,G. ,Dalimi ,A. (2004) The parasiticidal effect of electricity on Leishmania major, both in vitro and in vivo, Ann Trop Med Parasitol. ,98(1),37-42.
12 Karamian ,M. ,Motazedian ,M.H. ,Mehrabani ,D. ,Gholami ,K. (2007) Leishmania major infection in a patient with visceral leishmaniasis: treatment with Amphotericin B, Parasitol Res. ,101(5),1431-4.
13 Kavoosi ,G. ,Ardestani ,S.K. ,Kariminia ,A. ,Abolhassani ,M. ,Turco ,S.J. (2006) Leishmania major: Reactive oxygen species and interferon gamma induction by soluble lipophosphoglycan of stationary phase promastigotes, Exp Parasitol. ,114(4),323-8.
14 Kavoosi ,G. ,Ardestani ,S.K. ,Kariminia ,A. ,Tavakoli ,Z. (2006) Production of nitric oxide by murine macrophages induced by lipophosphoglycan of Leishmania major, Korean J Parasitol. ,44(1),35-41.
15 Kavoosi ,G. ,Ardestani ,S.K. ,Kariminia ,A. ,Zeinali ,M. ,Alimohammadian MH. (2008) Leishmania major: effects of proteophosphoglycan on reactive oxygen species, IL-12, IFN-gamma and IL-10 production in healthy individuals, Exp Parasitol. ,120(1),62-6.
16 Khabiri ,A.R. ,Bagheri ,F. ,Alimohammadian ,M.H. ,Assmar ,M. ,Nadaf ,S.R. (2005) Leishmania skin test in guinea pig with a single purified protein of Leishmania major, Exp Parasitol. ,111(4),239-43.
17 Khabiri ,A.R. ,Bagheri ,F. ,Assmar ,M. (2006) Leishmania major: species specific delayed hypersensitivity reaction induced by exogenous secreted antigen in the guinea pig, Exp Parasitol. ,112(3),184-6.
18 Khabiri ,A.R. ,Bagheri ,F. ,Assmar ,M. (2007) Leishmania major: common antigen responsible for induction of delayed-type hypersensitivity response in guinea pigs, Parasitol Res. ,100(3),629-32.
19 Latifynia ,A. ,Hazrati ,S.M. (2008) Safety and toxicity of a new formulated Leishmania major preliminary vaccine in animal model Balb/c and small white conventional laboratory mice, Turkiye Parazitol Derg. ,32(2),103-8.
20 Mahmoodi ,M. ,Khamesipour ,A. ,Dowlati ,Y. ,Rafati ,S. ,Momeni ,A.Z. , Emamjomeh ,M. ,Hejazi ,H. ,Modabber ,F. (2003) Immune response measured in human volunteers vaccinated with autoclaved Leishmania major vaccine mixed with low dose of BCG, Clin Exp Immunol. ,134(2),303-8.
21 Mahmoudzadeh-Niknam ,H. ,Kiaei ,S.S. ,Iravani ,D. (2007) Leishmania tropica infection, in comparison to Leishmania major, induces lower delayed type hypersensitivity in BALB/c mice, Korean J Parasitol. ,45(2),103-9.
22 Mahnaz ,T. ,Katrin ,K. ,Amer ,A.J. ,Isabel ,M. ,Gabriele ,S. ,Safar ,F. , Hossein ,A.M. (2006) Leishmania major: genetic heterogeneity of Iranian isolates by single-strand conformation polymorphism and sequence analysis of ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer, Acta Trop. ,98(1),52-8.
23 Mehrabani ,D. ,Motazedian ,M.H. ,Oryan ,A. ,Asgari ,Q. ,Hatam ,G.R. , Karamian ,M. (2007) A search for the rodent hosts of Leishmania major in the Larestan region of southern Iran: demonstration of the parasite in Tatera indica and Gerbillus sp., by microscopy, culture and PCR, Ann Trop Med Parasitol. ,101(4),315-22.
24 Mirjalili ,A. ,Sarkari ,B. (2005) Isolation of infective promastigotes of Leishmania major from long-term culture by cocultivation with macrophage cell line, Biologicals. ,33(4),257-60.
25 Moemenbellah-Fard , M.D. ,Kalantari ,M. ,Rassi ,Y. ,Javadian ,E. (2003) The PCR-based detection of Leishmania major infections in Meriones libycus (Rodentia: Muridae) from southern Iran, Ann Trop Med Parasitol. ,97(8),811-6.
26 Mohammadi ,M.R. ,Zeinali ,M. ,Ardestani ,S.K. ,Kariminia ,A. (2006)Identification of novel Leishmania major antigens that elicit IgG2a response in resistant and susceptible mice,Korean J Parasitol. ,44(1),43-8.
27 Mohebali ,M. ,Khamesipour ,A. ,Mobedi ,I. ,Zarei ,Z. ,Hashemi-Fesharki ,R. (2004) Double-blind randomized efficacy field trial of alum precipitated autoclaved Leishmania major vaccine mixed with BCG against canine visceral leishmaniasis in Meshkin-Shahr district, I.R. Iran, Vaccine. ,22(29-30),4097-100.
28 Mojtahedi ,Z. ,Clos ,J. ,Kamali-Sarvestani ,E. (2008) Leishmania major: identification of developmentally regulated proteins in procyclic and metacyclic promastigotes, Exp Parasitol. ,119(3),422-9.
29 Momeni ,A.Z. ,Jalayer ,T. ,Emamjomeh ,M. ,Khamesipour ,A. ,Zicker ,F. , Ghassemi ,R.L. ,Dowlati ,Y. ,Sharifi ,I. ,Aminjavaheri ,M. ,Shafiei ,A. ,Alimohammadian ,M.H. ,Hashemi-Fesharki ,R. ,Nasseri ,K. ,Godal ,T. ,Smith PG. ,Modabber ,F. (1999)A randomised, double-blind, controlled trial of a killed L. major vaccine plus BCG against zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran, Vaccine. ,17(5),466-72.
30 Parvizi ,P. ,Mauricio ,I. ,Aransay ,A.M. ,Miles ,M.A. ,Ready ,P.D. (2005) First detection of Leishmania major in peridomestic Phlebotomus papatasi from Isfahan province, Iran: comparison of nested PCR of nuclear ITS ribosomal DNA and semi-nested PCR of minicircle kinetoplast DNA, Acta Trop. ,93(1),75-83.
31 Rafati ,S. ,Baba ,A.A. ,Bakhshayesh ,M. ,Vafa ,M. (2000) Vaccination of BALB/c mice with Leishmania major amastigote-specific cysteine proteinase, Clin Exp Immunol. ,120(1),134-8.
32 Rafati ,S. ,Couty-Jouve ,S. ,Alimohammadian ,M.H. ,Louis ,J.A. (1997)Biochemical analysis and immunogenicity of Leishmania major amastigote fractions in cutaneous leishmaniasis, Clin Exp Immunol. ,110(2),203-11.
33 Rafati ,S. ,Ghaemimanesh ,F. ,Zahedifard ,F. (2006) Comparison of potential protection induced by three vaccination strategies (DNA/DNA, Protein/Protein and DNA/Protein) against Leishmania major infection using Signal Peptidase type I in BALB/c mice, Vaccine. ,24(16),3290-7.
34 Rafati ,S. ,Kariminia ,A. ,Seyde-Eslami ,S. ,Narimani ,M. ,Taheri ,T. ,Lebbatard ,M. (2002) Recombinant cysteine proteinases-based vaccines against Leishmania major in BALB/c mice: the partial protection relies on interferon gamma producing CD8(+) T lymphocyte activation, Vaccine. ,20(19-20),2439-47.
35 Rafati ,S. ,Salmanian ,A.H. ,Hashemi ,K. ,Schaff ,C. ,Belli ,S. ,Fasel ,N. (2001) Identification of Leishmania major cysteine proteinases as targets of the immune response in humans, Mol Biochem Parasitol. ,113(1),35-43.
36 Rafati ,S. ,Salmanian ,A.H. ,Taheri ,T. ,Vafa ,M. ,Fasel ,N. (2001) A protective cocktail vaccine against murine cutaneous leishmaniasis with DNA encoding cysteine proteinases of Leishmania major, Vaccine. ,19(25-26),3369-75.
37 Rafati ,S.,Gholami ,E. ,Hassani ,N. ,Ghaemimanesh ,F. ,Taslimi ,Y. ,Taheri T. ,Soong ,L. (2007) Leishmania major heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) is not protective in murine models of cutaneous leishmaniasis and stimulates strong humoral responses in cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis patients, Vaccine. ,25(21),4159-69.
38 Sharifi ,I. ,Fekri ,A.R. ,Aflatonian ,M.R. ,Khamesipour ,A. ,Nadim ,A. , Mousavi ,M.R. ,Momeni ,A.Z. ,Dowlati ,Y. ,Godal ,T. ,Zicker ,F. ,Smith ,P.G. , Modabber ,F. (1998)Randomised vaccine trial of single dose of killed Leishmania major plus BCG against anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Bam, Iran, Lancet. ,351(9115),1540-3.
39 Shazad ,B. ,Abbaszadeh ,B. ,Khamesipour ,A. (2005) Comparison of topical paromomycin sulfate (twice/day) with intralesional meglumine antimoniate for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by L. major, Eur J Dermatol. ,15(2),85-7.
40 Solgi ,G. ,Kariminia ,A. ,Abdi ,K. ,Darabi ,M. ,Ghareghozloo ,B. (2006) Effects of combined therapy with thalidomide and glucantime on leishmaniasis induced by Leishmania major in BALB/c mice, Korean J Parasitol. ,44(1),55-61.
41 Yaghoobi-Ershadi ,M.R. ,Hanafi-Bojd ,A.A. ,Akhavan ,A.A. ,Zahrai-Ramazani ,A.R. ,Mohebali ,M. (2001) Epidemiological study in a new focus of cutaneous leishmaniosis due to Leishmania major in Ardestan town, central Iran, Acta Trop. ,79(2),115-21.
42 Yaghoobi-Ershadi ,M.R. ,Javadian ,E. (1996)Seasonal variation of Leishmania major infection rates in sandflies from rodent burrows in Isfahan province, Iran, Med Vet Entomol. ,10(2),181-4.
43 Yaghoobi-Ershadi ,M.R. ,Javadian ,E. ,Tahvildare-Bidruni ,G.H. (1995) Leishmania major MON-26 isolated from naturally infected Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Isfahan Province, Iran, Acta Trop. ,59(4),279-82.
44 Zadeh-Vakili ,A. ,Taheri ,T. ,Taslimi ,Y. ,Doustdari ,F. ,Salmanian ,A.H. , Rafati ,S. (2004) Immunization with the hybrid protein vaccine, consisting of Leishmania major cysteine proteinases Type I (CPB) and Type II (CPA), partially protects against leishmaniasis, Vaccine. ,22(15-16),1930-40.
45 Zeinali ,M. ,Ardestani ,S.K. ,Kariminia ,A. (2008) Purification and biochemical characterization of two novel antigens from Leishmania major promastigotes, Korean J Parasitol. ,45(4),287-93.