Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
BioMed Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 898467, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/898467
Research Article

Morphological Findings in Trophozoites during Amoebic Abscess Development in Misoprostol-Treated BALB/c Mice

1Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Circuito No. 1, Nuevo Campus Universitario, 31125 Chihuahua, CHIH, Mexico
2Departamento de Anatomía Patológica del Hospital CIMA, Avenida Hacienda del Valle No. 7120, 31217 Chihuahua, CHIH, Mexico
3Departamento de Infectómica y Patogénesis Molecular, CINVESTAV-IPN, Avenida Instituto Politécnico Nacional 2508, 07360 Mexico, DF, Mexico

Received 24 July 2014; Revised 5 October 2014; Accepted 14 October 2014

Academic Editor: Luis I. Terrazas

Copyright © 2015 Andrés Aceves-Cano et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. V. Tsutsumi, R. Mena-Lopez, F. Anaya-Velazquez, and A. Martinez-Palomo, “Cellular bases of experimental amebic liver abscess formation,” The American Journal of Pathology, vol. 117, no. 1, pp. 81–91, 1984. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. K. Chadee and E. Meerovitch, “The pathogenesis of experimentally induced amebic liver abscess in the gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus),” The American Journal of Pathology, vol. 117, no. 1, pp. 71–80, 1984. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. D. Gold and I. G. Kagan, “Susceptibility of various strains of mice to Entamoeba histolytica,” The Journal of Parasitology, vol. 64, no. 5, pp. 937–938, 1978. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. J. J. Stern, J. R. Graybill, and D. J. Drutz, “Murine amebiasis: the role of the macrophage in host defense,” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 372–38, 1984. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. M. Betz and B. S. Fox, “Prostaglandin E2 inhibits production of Th1 lymphokines but not of Th2 lymphokines,” Journal of Immunology, vol. 146, no. 1, pp. 108–113, 1991. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. B. Sánchez-Ramírez, B. Escalante, J. L. Rosales-Encina, and P. Talamás-Rohana, “Role of prostaglandin E2 on amoebic liver abscess formation in hamsters,” Prostaglandins, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 411–421, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. B. Sánchez-Ramírez, M. Ramírez-Gil, I. Vázquez-Moctezuma, E. Ramos-Martínez, and P. Talamás-Rohana, “Entamoeba histolytica: induction of cyclooxygenase-2 expression during amoebic liver abscess formation in hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus),” Experimental Parasitology, vol. 106, no. 3-4, pp. 119–125, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. W. F. Stenson, Z. Zhang, T. Riehl, and S. L. Stanley Jr., “Amebic infection in the human colon induces cyclooxygenase-2,” Infection and Immunity, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 3382–3388, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. D. R. Haynes, M. W. Whitehouse, and B. Vernon-Roberts, “The prostaglandin E1 analogue, misoprostol, regulates inflammatory cytokines and immune functions in vitro like the natural prostaglandins E1, E2 and E3,” Immunology, vol. 76, no. 2, pp. 251–257, 1992. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. W. Walker and D. Rotondo, “Prostaglandin E2 is a potent regulator of interleukin-12- and interleukin-18-induced natural killer cell interferon-γ synthesis,” Immunology, vol. 111, no. 3, pp. 298–305, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. R. Pollak, L. J. Dumble, J. C. Wiederkehr, M. S. Maddux, and M. Moran, “The immunosuppressive properties of new oral prostaglandin E1 analogs,” Transplantation, vol. 50, no. 5, pp. 834–838, 1990. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. J. Shield, “Novel applications of misoprostol,” Pharmacology & Therapeutics, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 125–147, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. L. S. Diamond, D. R. Harlow, and C. C. Cunnick, “A new medium for the axenic cultivation of Entamoeba histolytica and other Entamoeba,” Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 431–432, 1978. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. D. S. Wijesundera, “Hepatic amoebiasis in immunodepressed mice,” Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 74, no. 2, pp. 216–220, 1980. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. I. L. Bonta and M. J. Parnham, “Immunomodulatory-antiinflammatory functions of E-type prostaglandins. Minireview with emphasis on macrophage-mediated effects,” International Journal of Immunopharmacology, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 103–109, 1982. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. B. Chavez-Munguia, V. Hernandez-Ramirez, A. Angel et al., “Entamoeba histolytica: ultrastructure of trophozoites recovered from experimental liver lesions,” Experimental Parasitology, vol. 107, no. 1-2, pp. 39–46, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  17. P. R. Cieslak, H. W. Virgin IV, and S. L. Stanley Jr., “A severe combined immunodeficient (SCID) mouse model for infection with Entamoeba histolytica,” Journal of Experimental Medicine, vol. 176, no. 6, pp. 1605–1609, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. R. A. Jarillo-Luna, R. Campos-Rodriguez, and V. Tsutsumi, “Morphological changes of mouse liver infected with trophozoites of Entamoeba histolytica,” Archives of Medical Research, vol. 31, supplement 1, no. 4, pp. S251–S253, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. V. Tsutsumi and M. Shibayama, “Experimental amebiasis: a selected review of some in vivo models,” Archives of Medical Research, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 210–220, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus