"Ascaris" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A genus of nematodes of the superfamily ASCARIDOIDEA whose species usually inhabit the intestine.
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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ascaris" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ascaris" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ascaris" by people in Profiles.
Concurrent decreases in the prevalence of wheezing and Ascaris infection among 5-year-old children in rural Bangladesh and their regulatory T cell immunity after the implementation of a national deworming program. Immun Inflamm Dis. 2019 09; 7(3):160-169.
Role of major sperm protein (MSP) in the protrusion and retraction of Ascaris sperm. Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 2012; 297:265-93.
Reconstitution of amoeboid motility in vitro identifies a motor-independent mechanism for cell body retraction. Curr Biol. 2011 Oct 25; 21(20):1727-31.
Dephosphorylation of major sperm protein (MSP) fiber protein 3 by protein phosphatase 2A during cell body retraction in the MSP-based amoeboid motility of Ascaris sperm. Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Jul; 20(14):3200-8.
Reconstitution in vitro of MSP-based filopodium extension in nematode sperm. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 2007 Apr; 64(4):235-47.
The effect of vitamin A supplementation on the intestinal immune response in Mexican children is modified by pathogen infections and diarrhea. J Nutr. 2006 May; 136(5):1365-70.
Structure of MFP2 and its function in enhancing MSP polymerization in Ascaris sperm amoeboid motility. J Mol Biol. 2005 Apr 01; 347(3):583-95.
Dissection of the Ascaris sperm motility machinery identifies key proteins involved in major sperm protein-based amoeboid locomotion. Mol Biol Cell. 2003 Dec; 14(12):5082-8.
A 48 kDa integral membrane phosphoprotein orchestrates the cytoskeletal dynamics that generate amoeboid cell motility in Ascaris sperm. J Cell Sci. 2003 Jul 01; 116(Pt 13):2655-63.
Mutagenic and chemical modification of the ABA-1 allergen of the nematode Ascaris: consequences for structure and lipid binding properties. Biochemistry. 2001 Aug 21; 40(33):9918-26.