Affiliation: Nagoya City University
- Maruyama H, Yabu Y, Yoshida A, Nawa Y, Ohta N. A role of mast cell glycosaminoglycans for the immunological expulsion of intestinal nematode, Strongyloides venezuelensis. J Immunol. 2000;164:3749-54 pubmed..venezuelensis is inhibition by mast cell glycosaminoglycans of attachment and subsequent invasion of adult worms into intestinal epithelium...
- Maruyama H, El Malky M, Kumagai T, Ohta N. Secreted adhesion molecules of Strongyloides venezuelensis are produced by oesophageal glands and are components of the wall of tunnels constructed by adult worms in the host intestinal mucosa. Parasitology. 2003;126:165-71 pubmed..Our findings indicate that adhesion molecules play essential roles in the infection processes of S. venezuelensis in the host intestine...
- Maruyama H, Nishimaki A, Takuma Y, Kurimoto M, Suzuki T, Sakatoku Y, et al. Successive changes in tissue migration capacity of developing larvae of an intestinal nematode, Strongyloides venezuelensis. Parasitology. 2006;132:411-8 pubmed..Migrating larvae had connective tissue migration ability until in the lungs, where larvae became able to settle down in the intestinal mucosa. Lung larvae and mucosal larvae were capable of producing and secreting adhesion molecules...