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1 Al-Jawabreh, A., Diezmann, S., Müller, M., Wirth, T., Schnur, L.F., Strelkova, M.V., Kovalenko, D.A., Razakov, S.A., Schwenkenbecher, J., Kuhls, K., Schönian, G. (2008)Identification of geographically distributed sub-populations of Leishmania (Leishmania) major by microsatellite analysis, BMC Evol Biol. , 8, 183.
2 Allenbach, C., Launois, P., Mueller, C., Tacchini-Cottier, F.(2008)An essential role for transmembrane TNF in the resolution of the inflammatory lesion induced by Leishmania major infection, Eur J Immunol. , 38(3), 720-31.
3 Ambit, A., Fasel, N., Coombs, G.H., Mottram, J.C. (2008)An essential role for the Leishmania major metacaspase in cell cycle progression, Cell Death Differ. , 15(1),113-22.
4 Aoun, K., Amri, F., Chouihi, E., Haouas, N., Bedoui, K., Benikhlef, R., Ghrab, J., Babba, H., Chahed, M.K., Harrat, Z., Bouratbine, A. (2008)[Epidemiology of Leishmania (L.) infantum, L. major and L. killicki in Tunisia: results and analysis of the identification of 226 human and canine isolates], Bull Soc Pathol Exot. , 101(4),323-8.
5 Balaña-Fouce, R., García-Estrada, C., Pérez-Pertejo, Y., Reguera, R.M.(2008)Gene disruption of the DNA topoisomerase IB small subunit induces a non-viable phenotype in the hemoflagellate Leishmania major, BMC Microbiol. , 8, 113.
6 Barbi, J., Brombacher, F., Satoskar, A.R. (2008)T cells from Leishmania major-susceptible BALB/c mice have a defect in efficiently up-regulating CXCR3 upon activation, J Immunol. , 181(7), 4613-20.
7 Barro-Traoré, F., Preney, L., Traoré, A., Darie, H., Tapsoba, P., Bassolé, A., Sawadogo, S., Niamba, P., Grosshans, E., Geniaux, M. (2008)Cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania major involving the bone marrow in an AIDS patient in Burkina Faso, Ann Dermatol Venereol. , 135(5), 380-3.
8 Carrión, J., Folgueira, C., Alonso, C. (2008)Transitory or long-lasting immunity to Leishmania major infection: the result of immunogenicity and multicomponent properties of histone DNA vaccines, Vaccine. , 26(9), 1155-65.
9 Chavali, A.K., Whittemore, J.D., Eddy, J.A., Williams, K.T., Papin, J.A.(2008)Systems analysis of metabolism in the pathogenic trypanosomatid Leishmania major, Mol Syst Biol. , 4, 177.
10 Cruz, K.K., Fonseca, S.G., Monteiro, M.C., Silva, OS., Andrade, V.M., Cunha, F.Q., Romão, P.R. (2008)The influence of glutathione modulators on the course of Leishmania major infection in susceptible and resistant mice, Parasite Immunol. , 30(3), 171-4.
11 Dolai, S., Yadav, R.K., Pal, S., Adak, S. (2008)Leishmania major ascorbate peroxidase overexpression protects cells against reactive oxygen species-mediated cardiolipin oxidation, Free Radic Biol Med. ,45(11),1520-9.
12 Domingo-Gil, E., Pérez-Jiménez, E., Ventoso, I., Nájera, J.L., Esteban, M. (2008)Expression of the E3L gene of vaccinia virus in transgenic mice decreases host resistance to vaccinia virus and Leishmania major infections, J Virol. , 82(1), 254-67.
13 dos, Santos, M.S., Vaz, Cardoso, L.P., Nascimento, G.R., Lino, Rde, S, J.r., Dorta, M.L., de, Oliveira, M.A., Ribeiro-Dias, F. (2008)Leishmania major: recruitment of Gr-1+ cells into draining lymph nodes during infection is important for early IL-12 and IFN gamma production, Exp Parasitol. , 119(3), 403-10.
14 Dossin, F.d.e. M., Dufour, A., Dusch, E., Siqueira-Neto, J.L., Moraes, C.B., Yang, G.S., Cano, M.I., Genovesio, A., Freitas-Junior, L.H. (2008)Automated nuclear analysis of Leishmania major telomeric clusters reveals changes in their organization during the parasite’s life cycle, PLoS ONE. , 3(6), e2313.
15 Ehrchen, J.M., Roth, J., Roebrock, K., Varga, G., Domschke, W., Newberry, R, Sorg, C., Müller-Tidow, C., Sunderkötter, C., Kucharzik, T., Spahn, T.W. (2008)The absence of cutaneous lymph nodes results in a Th2 response and increased susceptibility to Leishmania major infection in mice, Infect Immun. , 76(9), 4241-50.
16 González-Lombana, C.Z., Santiago, H.C., Macedo, J.P., Seixas, V.A., Russo, R.C., Tafuri. W.L., Afonso, L.C., Vieira, L.Q. (2008)Early infection with Leishmania major restrains pathogenic response to Leishmania amazonensis and parasite growth, Acta Trop. , 106(1), 27-38.
17 Goto, Y., Sanjoba, C., Asada, M., Saeki, K., Onodera, T., Matsumoto, Y.(2008)Adhesion of MRP8/14 to amastigotes in skin lesions of Leishmania major-infected mice, Exp Parasitol. , 119(1), 80-6.
18 Gregory, D.J., Sladek, R., Olivier, M., Matlashewski, G. (2008)Comparison of the effects of Leishmania major or Leishmania donovani infection on macrophage gene expression, Infect Immun. , 76(3), 1186-92.
19 Guerfali, F.Z., Ben-Abdallah, H., Sghaier, R.M., Ben-Aissa, K., Mkannez, G., Attia, H., Laouini. D. (2008)An in silico immunological approach for prediction of CD8+ T cell epitopes of Leishmania major proteins in susceptible BALB/c and resistant C57BL/6 murine models of infection, Infect Genet Evol. , [Epub ahead of print].
20 Guerfali, F.Z., Laouini, D., Guizani-Tabbane. L., Ottones, F., Ben-Aissa, K., Benkahla, A., Manchon, L., Piquemal, D., Smandi, S., Mghirbi, O., Commes, T., Marti, J., Dellagi, K. (2008)Simultaneous gene expression profiling in human macrophages infected with Leishmania major parasites using SAGE, BMC Genomics. , 9, 238.
21 Iborra, S., Parody, N., Abánades, D.R., Bonay, P., Prates, D., Novais, F.O., Barral-Netto, M., Alonso, C., Soto, M. (2008)Vaccination with the Leishmania major ribosomal proteins plus CpG oligodeoxynucleotides induces protection against experimental cutaneous leishmaniasis in mice, Microbes Infect. , 10(10-11), 1133-41.
22 Iniesta, V., Corraliza, I., Carcelén, J., Gómez, Gordo, L., Fernández-Cotrina, J., Parejo, J.C., Carrión, J., Soto, M., Alonso, C., Gómez, Nieto, C. (2008)Leishmania major infection in susceptible and resistant mice elicit a differential humoral response against a total soluble fraction and defined recombinant antigens of the parasite, Parasitol Res. , 102(5), 887-93.
23 Isaza, C.E., Zhong, X., Rosas, L.E., White, J.D., Chen, R.P., Liang, G.F., Chan, S.I., Satoskar, A.R., Chan, M.K. (2008)A proposed role for Leishmania major carboxypeptidase in peptide catabolism, Biochem Biophys Res Commun. , 373(1), 25-9.
24 Jayakumar, A., Donovan ,M.J., Tripathi, V., Ramalho-Ortigao, M., McDowell, M.A. (2008)Leishmania major infection activates NF-kappaB and interferon regulatory factors 1 and 8 in human dendritic cells, Infect Immun. , 76(5), 2138-48.
25 Jiménez-Jiménez, C., Carrero-Lérida, J., Sealey-Cardona, M., Ruiz Pérez, L.M., Urbina, J.A., González, Pacanowska, D. (2008)Delta24(25)-sterol methenyltransferase: intracellular localization and azasterol sensitivity in Leishmania major promastigotes overexpressing the enzyme, Mol Biochem Parasitol. , 160(1), 52-9
26 Kalra, N.L., Arya, S.C. (2008)Comment on: Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Nepal: Leishmania major as a cause, Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. , 102(6), 618 .
27 Kedzierski, L., Curtis, J.M., Doherty, P.C., Handman, E., Kedzierska, K. (2008)Decreased IL-10 and IL-13 production and increased CD44hi T cell recruitment contribute to Leishmania major immunity induced by non-persistent parasites, Eur J Immunol. ,38(11),3090-100
28 Kimblin, N., Peters, N., Debrabant, A., Secundino, N., Egen, J., Lawyer, P., Fay, M.P., Kamhawi, S., Sacks,D.(2008)Quantification of the infectious dose of Leishmania major transmitted to the skin by single sand flies, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. , 105(29), 10125-30.
29 Kumar, D, Mukherji, A., Saha, S. (2008)Expression and subcellular localization of ORC1 in Leishmania major, Biochem Biophys Res Commun. , 375(1), 74-9.
30 Kumar, R., Ansari, N.A., Avninder, S., Ramesh, V., Salotra, P. (2008)Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Nepal: Leishmania major as a cause, Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. , 102(2), 202-3.
31 Kuroda, S., Nishio, M., Sasaki, T., Horie, Y., Kawahara, K., Sasaki, M., Natsui, M., Matozaki, T., Tezuka, H., Ohteki, T., Förster, I., Mak, T.W., Nakano, T., Suzuki, A. (2008)Effective clearance of intracellular Leishmania major in vivo requires Pten in macrophages, Eur J Immunol. , 38(5), 1331-40.
32 Lakhal-Naouar, I., Achour-Chenik, Y.B., Boublik, Y., Meddeb, M., Aamouri, A., Fattoum, A., Louzir, H., Chenik, M. (2008)Identification and characterization of a new Leishmania major specific 3’nucleotidase/nuclease protein, Biochem Biophys Res Commun. , 375(1), 54-8.
33 Mosleh, I.M., Geith, E., Natsheh, L., Schönian, G., Abotteen, N., Kharabsheh, S. (2008)Efficacy of a weekly cryotherapy regimen to treat Leishmania major cutaneous leishmaniasis,
34 Nasab, F.P., Schulz, B.L., Gamarro, F., Parodi, A.J., Aebi, M. (2008)All in one: Leishmania major STT3 proteins substitute for the whole oligosaccharyltransferase complex in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Mol Biol Cell. , 19(9), 3758-68.
35 Ota, H., Takashima, Y., Matsumoto, Y., Hayashi, Y., Matsumoto, Y. (2008)Pretreatment of macrophages with the combination of IFN-gamma and IL-12 induces resistance to Leishmania major at the early phase of infection, J Vet Med Sci. , 70(6), 589-93.
36 Pakpour, N., Zaph, C., Scott, P. (2008)The central memory CD4+ T cell population generated during Leishmania major infection requires IL-12 to produce IFN-gamma, J Immunol. , 180(12), 8299-305.
37 Pereira, W.F., Guillermo, L.V., Ribeiro-Gomes, F.L., Lopes, M.F. (2008)Inhibition of caspase-8 activity reduces IFN-gamma expression by T cells from Leishmania major infection, An Acad Bras Cienc. , 80(1), 129-36.
38 Revest, M., Donaghy, L., Cabillic, F., Guiguen, C., Gangneux, J.P. (2008)Comparison of the immunomodulatory effects of L. donovani and L. major excreted-secreted antigens, particulate and soluble extracts and viable parasites on human dendritic cells, Vaccine. , 26(48),6119-23.
39 Rochette, A., Raymond, F., Ubeda, J.M., Smith, M., Messier, N., Boisvert, S., Rigault, P., Corbeil, J., Ouellette, M., Papadopoulou, B. (2008)Genome-wide gene expression profiling analysis of Leishmania major and Leishmania infantum developmental stages reveals substantial differences between the two species, BMC Genomics. , 9, 255.
40 Ronet, C., Voigt, H., Himmelrich, H., Doucey, M.A., Hauyon-La, Torre, Y., Revaz-Breton, M., Tacchini-Cottier, F., Bron, C., Louis, J., Launois, P. (2008)Leishmania major-specific B cells are necessary for Th2 cell development and susceptibility to L. major LV39 in BALB/c mice, J Immunol. , 180(7), 4825-35.
41 Rosypal, A.C., Werbovetz, K.A., Salem, M., Stephens, C.E., Kumar, A., Boykin, D.W., Hall, J.E., Tidwell, R.R. (2008)Inhibition by Dications of in vitro growth of Leishmania major and Leishmania tropica: causative agents of old world cutaneous leishmaniasis, J Parasitol. , 94(3), 743-9.
42 Saldanha, J.C., Gargiulo, D.L., Dourado, L.P., Santiago, H.C., Menezes, G.B., Reis, M.L., Tafuri, W.L., Teixeira, M.M., Vieira, L.Q., Cara, D.C. (2008)Chronic antigen ingestion protects ovalbumin sensitized mice from severe manifestation of Leishmania major infection, Parasite Immunol. , 30(11-12), 646-9.
43 Scott, D.A., Hickerson, S.M., Vickers, T.J., Beverley, S.M.(2008)The role of the mitochondrial glycine cleavage complex in the metabolism and virulence of the protozoan parasite Leishmania major, J Biol Chem. , 283(1), 155-65.
44 Sculaccio, S.A., Rodrigues, E.M., Cordeiro, A.T., Magalhães, A., Braga. A.L., Alberto, E.E., Thiemann, O.H. (2008)Selenocysteine incorporation in Kinetoplastid: selenophosphate synthetase (SELD) from Leishmania major and Trypanosoma brucei, Mol Biochem Parasitol. ,162(2),165-71.
45 Singh, V., Singh, D.D. (2008)Leishmania major: genome analysis for identification of putative adhesin-like and other surface proteins, Exp Parasitol. , 118(1), 139-45.
46 Späth, G.F., McDowell, M.A., Beverley, S.M. (2008)Leishmania major intracellular survival is not altered in SHP-1 deficient mev or CD45-/- mice, Exp Parasitol. , 120(3), 275-9.
47 Suzue, K., Kobayashi, S., Takeuchi, T., Suzuki, M., Koyasu, S. (2008)Critical role of dendritic cells in determining the Th1/Th2 balance upon Leishmania major infection, Int Immunol. , 20(3), 337-43.
48 Uzcategui, N.L., Zhou, Y., Figarella, K., Ye, J., Mukhopadhyay, R., Bhattacharjee, H. (2008)Alteration in glycerol and metalloid permeability by a single mutation in the extracellular C-loop of Leishmania major aquaglyceroporin LmAQP1, Mol Microbiol. ,70(6),1477-86.
49 Wiethe, C., Debus, A, Mohrs, M., Steinkasserer, A., Lutz, M., Gessner, A. (2008)Dendritic cell differentiation state and their interaction with NKT cells determine Th1/Th2 differentiation in the murine model of Leishmania major infection, J Immunol. , 180(7), 4371-81.
50 Yadav, R.K., Dolai, S., Pal, S., Adak, S. (2008)Role of tryptophan-208 residue in cytochrome c oxidation by ascorbate peroxidase from Leishmania major-kinetic studies on Trp208Phe mutant and wild type enzyme, Biochim Biophys Acta. , 1784(5), 863-71.
51 Yatawara, L., Le, T.H., Wickramasinghe, S., Agatsuma, T. (2008)Maxicircle (mitochondrial) genome sequence (partial) of Leishmania major: gene content, arrangement and composition compared with Leishmania tarentolae, Gene. , 424(1-2), 80-6.
52 Yurchenko, V., Xue, Z., Sherry ,B., Bukrinsky, M. (2008) Functional analysis of Leishmania major cyclophilin. , 38(6), 633-9.
53 Zhang, W.W., Matlashewski, G. (2008)Immunization with a Toll-like receptor 7 and/or 8 agonist vaccine adjuvant increases protective immunity against Leishmania major in BALB/c mice, Infect Immun. , 76(8), 3777-83.
54 Zhang, W.W., Matlashewski, G. (2008)Immunization with a Toll-like receptor 7 and/or 8 agonist vaccine adjuvant increases protective immunity against Leishmania major in BALB/c mice, Infect Immun. , 76(8), 3777-83.