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Investigating the Phagocytosis of Leishmania using Confocal Microscopy

DOI :

10.3791/62459-v

July 29th, 2021

July 29th, 2021

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1Laboratory of Host-Parasite Interaction and Epidemiology, Gonçalo Moniz Institute, 2National Institute of Science and Technology of Tropical Diseases - National Council for Scientific Research and Development (CNPq)

The mechanism associated with phagocytosis in Leishmania infection remains poorly understood. Here, we describe methods to evaluate the early events occurring during Leishmania interaction with the host cells.

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