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Kinetoplastida

An order of flagellate protozoa. It contains several pathogenic genera including Leishmania and Trypanosoma.
Synonym: Protomastigida
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PCR as a rapid and sensitive tool in the diagnosis of human and canine leishmaniasis using Leishmania donovani s.l.-specific kinetoplastid primers.
Kinetoplastid protozoan parasites in the Leishmania and Trypanosoma genera both have unusual mitrochondiron containing a massive intercatenated network structure of DNA called kinotoplast DNA.
De Souza, "From the cell biology to the development of new chemotherapeutic approaches against trypanosomatids: dreams and reality," Kinetoplastid Biology and Disease, vol.
Mitochondrial transcript maturation in African trypanosomes and other kinetoplastid organisms requires RNA editing in order to generate functional mRNAs.
Leishmaniasis in the Old and New World is transmitted via the bite of phlebotomine sand flies and is caused by kinetoplastid parasites belonging to the genus Leishmania.
Trypanosoma evansi, a kinetoplastid haemo-protozoan parasite that produces disease condition commonly known as 'Surra' or 'Mal de cadeiras'.
The three genera are a specific group of disease-causing kinetoplastid protozoa with a single flagellum.
Examination of the mode of action of the aimiramide family of natural products against kinetoplastid parasite Trypanosoma brucei.J.
A study of the evolutionary relationships between kinetoplastid Hsp70 proteins and typical Hsp70 proteins has revealed a novel and divergent group of proteins, the orthologues TbHsp70.c, TcHsp70.c, and LmHsp70.c.