The Core Components of Organelle Biogenesis and Membrane Transport in the Hydrogenosomes of Trichomonas vaginalis

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Petr Rada; Pavel Doležal; Petr L Jedelský; Dejan Bursac; Andrew J Perry; Miroslava Šedinová; Kateřina Smíšková; Marian Novotný; Neritza Campo Beltrán; Ivan Hrdý; Trevor Lithgow; Jan Tachezy;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024428, pmc: PMC3174187
  • Subject: Genitourinary Infections | Research Article | Molecular Cell Biology | Infectious Diseases | Cellular Structures | Membranes and Sorting | Genomics | Protozoology | Spectrometric Identification of Proteins | Trichomoniasis | Biology | Proteomics | Genome Evolution | Microbiology | Medicine | Q | Sexually Transmitted Diseases | R | Cytochemistry | Science | Biochemistry | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Parastic Protozoans | Subcellular Organelles | Organelles | Parasitology

Trichomonas vaginalis is a parasitic protist of the Excavata group. It contains an anaerobic form of mitochondria called hydrogenosomes, which produce hydrogen and ATP; the majority of mitochondrial pathways and the organellar genome were lost during the mitochondrion-t... View more
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