Meiosis and Haploid Gametes in the Pathogen Trypanosoma brucei

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Peacock, Lori; Bailey, Mick; Carrington, Mark; Gibson, Wendy;

Summary In eukaryote pathogens, sex is an important driving force in spreading genes for drug resistance, pathogenicity, and virulence [1]. For the parasitic trypanosomes that cause African sleeping sickness, mating occurs during transmission by the tsetse vector [2, 3]... View more
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