Link to Pubmed [PMID] – 9317044
Infect. Immun. 1997 Oct;65(10):4330-3
This study shows that Entamoeba histolytica binds hyaluronic acid. The binding molecule was identified as an 80-kDa membrane protein and was recognized by anti-CD44 monoclonal antibodies. These data indicate that a CD44 cross-reacting adherence molecule is expressed on E. histolytica.