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  • Genomic survey of the non-cultivatable opportunistic human pathogen, Enterocytozoon bieneusi 

    Akiyoshi, Donna E.; Morrison, Hilary G.; Lei, Shi; Feng, Xiaochuan; Zhang, Quanshun; Corradi, Nicolas; Mayanja, Harriet; Tumwine, James K.; Keeling, Patrick J.; Weiss, Louis M.; Tzipori, Saul (Public Library of Science, 2009-01-09)
    Enterocytozoon bieneusi is the most common microsporidian associated with human disease, particularly in the immunocompromised population. In the setting of HIV infection, it is associated with diarrhea and wasting syndrome. ...
  • The reduced genome of the parasitic microsporidian Enterocytozoon bieneusi lacks genes for core carbon metabolism 

    Keeling, Patrick J.; Corradi, Nicolas; Morrison, Hilary G.; Haag, Karen L.; Ebert, Dieter; Weiss, Louis M.; Akiyoshi, Donna E.; Tzipori, Saul (Oxford University Press, 2010-05-13)
    Reduction of various biological processes is a hallmark of the parasitic lifestyle. Generally, the more intimate the association between parasites and hosts the stronger the parasite relies on its host's physiology for ...