African trypanosome


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African trypanosome

n.
Any of various trypanosomes of sub-Saharan Africa that are transmitted by tsetse flies and cause sleeping sickness in humans and nagana in livestock.
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African trypanosome antigens recognized during the course of infection in N'Dama and Zebu cattle.
Resistance to the African trypanosomes is IFN gamma dependent.
Genetics of resistance to the African trypanosomes.
and Anaplasma marginale (among bacteria) and African trypanosomes, Plasmodium falciparum, and Babesia bovis (among parasites) are examples of pathogens using these mechanisms.
In the best-studied examples, African trypanosomes and relapsing fever Borrelia spp.
vivax is substantially different than that of T brucei and very likely different from those of other African trypanosomes [9].
Release of the variant surface antigens of African trypanosomes, agents of a reemerging infectious disease in sub-Saharan Africa, occurs not only by proteolysis but also by glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchor hydrolysis through a phospholipase present in the parasite surface.
Many of his studies focus on African trypanosomes, which cause human sleeping sickness, a fatal disease that has reemerged as a major health problem in sub-Saharan Africa.
African trypanosomes are protozoan parasites which responsible for human African trypanosomiasis disease or (HAT) 'sleeping sickness' and nagana in cattle.
His research emphasizes the post transcriptional processing of RNA in African trypanosomes, the cause of human sleeping sickness.
The Alamar BlueR assay to determine drug sensitivity of African trypanosomes (T.

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