"Apicomplexa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A phylum of unicellular parasitic EUKARYOTES characterized by the presence of complex apical organelles generally consisting of a conoid that aids in penetrating host cells, rhoptries that possibly secrete a proteolytic enzyme, and subpellicular microtubules that may be related to motility.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Apicomplexa" by people in Profiles.
Reconstructing Ancient Proteins to Understand the Causes of Structure and Function. Annu Rev Biophys. 2017 05 22; 46:247-269.
Effects of MACPF/CDC proteins on lipid membranes. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2013 Jun; 70(12):2083-98.
Molecular target validation, antimicrobial delivery, and potential treatment of Toxoplasma gondii infections. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Aug 28; 109(35):14182-7.
Apicoplast fatty acid biosynthesis as a target for medical intervention in apicomplexan parasites. Int J Parasitol. 2003 Aug; 33(9):885-96.
The shikimate pathway and its branches in apicomplexan parasites. J Infect Dis. 2002 Feb 15; 185 Suppl 1:S25-36.