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Nobuko Yoshida

Nobuko Yoshida, Brazilian parasitologist (c.1948

From Japanese ancestry

Described Herpetomonas mariadeanei 1978 with Freymuller & Wallace

With R.S. Nussenzweig, P. Potocnjak, V. Nussenzweig & M. Aikawa. Hybridoma produces protective antibodies against the sporozoite stage of malaria parasite. Science 207(1):71-3, 1980


A macromolecule-free partially defined medium for Trypanosoma cruzi. J. Protozool. 22:128-30, 1975

With E.P. Camargo, D.M.Mattei & Z. Caulada, Staphylococcal adherence to trypanosomes exposed to immune sera as a method for diagnosis of Chagas disease. Trans. Royal Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 77:825-8, 1983

With M.C. Fernandes, M. Cortez, K. Yoneyama, A. Straus & R.A. Mortara. Novel strategy in Trypanosoma cruzi cell invasion: implication of cholesterol and host cell microdomains. Intern. J. Parasit. 37:1431-41, 2007

With F.Y. Maeda, R.M. Alves, C. Cortez & F.M.Lima. Characterization of the infective properties of a new genetic group of Trypanosoma cruzi associated with bats. Acta Tropica 120:231-7, 2011

With N.O. Martins, R.T. Souza, E.M. Cordero, D.C. Maldonado, C. Cortez et al. Molecular characterization of a novel family of Trypanosoma cruzi surface membrane proteins (TcSMP) involved in mammalian host cell invasion. PLos Neglected Tropical Diseases 9:4216, 2015