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Influence of Trypanosoma evansi in blood, plasma, and brain cholinesterase of experimentally infected cats.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19781725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Changes in blood, plasma and brain cholinesterase activities in Trypanosoma evansi-infected cats were investigated. Seven animals were infected with 10(8) trypomastigote forms each and six were used as control. Animals were monitored for 56 days by examining daily blood smears. Blood samples were collected at days 28 and 56 post-inoculation to determine the activity of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) in blood and the activity of butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) in plasma. AChE was also evaluated in total brain. The activity of AChE in blood and brain, and the activity of BChE in plasma significantly reduced in the infected cats. Therefore, the infection by T. evansi influenced cholinesterases of felines indicating changes in the responses of the cholinergic system.
Authors:
A S Da Silva; R Spanevello; N Stefanello; P Wolkmer; M M Costa; R A Zanette; S T A Lopes; J M Santurio; M R C Schetinger; S G Monteiro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-09-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Research in veterinary science     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1532-2661     ISO Abbreviation:  Res. Vet. Sci.     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-26     Completed Date:  2010-06-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401300     Medline TA:  Res Vet Sci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  281-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Faixa de Camobi, Km 9, Campus Universit?rio, 97105-900 Santa Maria, RS, Brazil. aleksandro_ss@yahoo.com.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acetylcholinesterase / metabolism*
Animals
Brain / enzymology*
Cat Diseases / blood,  enzymology*,  parasitology
Cats
Female
Trypanosoma / isolation & purification*
Trypanosomiasis / blood,  enzymology,  veterinary*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 3.1.1.7/Acetylcholinesterase

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