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Paracoccidioides brasiliensis AND Paracoccidioides lutzii, A SECRET LOVE AFFAIR

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Author(s):
Arantes, Thales Domingos [1, 2] ; Bagagli, Eduardo [1] ; Nino-Vega, Gustavo [3] ; San-Blas, Gioconda [3] ; Theodoro, Raquel Cordeiro [4]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias UNESP, Dept Microbiol & Imunol, Botucatu, SP - Brazil
[2] Inst Med Trop IMT, Lab Virol & Micol, Natal, RN - Brazil
[3] Inst Venezolano Invest Cient, Lab Micol, Ctr Microbiol & Biol Celular, Caracas - Venezuela
[4] Univ Fed Rio Grande do Norte, Dept Biol Celular & Genet, BR-59072970 Natal, RN - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo; v. 57, n. 19, p. 25-30, SEP 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

To commemorate Prof. Carlos da Silva Lacaz's centennial anniversary, the authors have written a brief account of a few, out of hundreds, biological, ecological, molecular and phylogenetic studies that led to the arrival of Paracoccidioides lutzii, hidden for more than a century within Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. Lacaz's permanent interest in this fungus, and particularly his conviction on the benefits that research on paracoccidioidomycosis would bring to patients, were pivotal in the development of the field. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/03233-3 - Detection of Paracoccidioides spp. in environmental samples and differentiation of the complex P. brasiliensis of the P. lutzii species by Nested PCR and in situ hybridization.
Grantee:Thales Domingos Arantes
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/14047-6 - Detection and molecular differentiation of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and Paracoccidioides lutzii in environmental samples
Grantee:Eduardo Bagagli
Support type: Regular Research Grants