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    • Endobiont Viruses Sensed by the Human Host – Beyond Conventional Antiparasitic Therapy 

      Fichorova, Raina N.; Lee, Yujin; Yamamoto, Hidemi; Takagi, Yuko; Hayes, Gary R.; Goodman, Russell P.; Chepa-Lotrea, Xenia; Buck, Olivia R.; Murray, Ryan; Kula, Tomasz; Beach, David H.; Singh, Bibhuti N.; Nibert, Max L. (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Wide-spread protozoan parasites carry endosymbiotic dsRNA viruses with uncharted implications to the human host. Among them, Trichomonas vaginalis, a parasite adapted to the human genitourinary tract, infects globally ∼250 ...
    • Homeostatic Properties of Lactobacillus jensenii Engineered as a Live Vaginal Anti-HIV Microbicide 

      Yamamoto, Hidemi; Xu, Qiang; Fichorova, Raina Nakova (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Vaginal probiotics are investigated as a binary strategy for prevention of bacterial vaginosis and HIV. We applied an innovative experimental model using primary and immortalized human cervical and vaginal ...