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Membrane Cholesterol Regulates Lysosome-Plasma Membrane Fusion Events and Modulates Trypanosoma cruzi Invasion of Host Cells

  • Bárbara Hissa,

    Affiliation: Department of Morphology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Jacqueline G. Duarte,

    Affiliation: Department of Morphology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Ludmila F. Kelles,

    Affiliation: Department of Morphology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Fabio P. Santos,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Helen L. del Puerto,

    Affiliation: Department of General Pathology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Pedro H. Gazzinelli-Guimarães,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Ana M. de Paula,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Ubirajara Agero,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Oscar N. Mesquita,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Cristina Guatimosim,

    Affiliation: Department of Morphology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Egler Chiari,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Luciana O. Andrade mail

    landrade@icb.ufmg.br

    Affiliation: Department of Morphology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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  • Published: March 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001583

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