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Trypanopain : a possible target for anti-trypanosomal agents?
The protozoan parasite Trypanosoma brucei brucei causes nagana in cattle and is a widely used model for human sleeping sickness. The major lysosomal cysteine proteinases (trypanopains) of African trypanosomes may contribute ...
Studies on acid phosphatases of Trypanosoma congolense.
Bloodstream forms of African trypanosomes, which endocytose macromolecules exclusively through their flagellar pockets, contain an acid phosphatase (AcP) activity in this organelle. In the present thesis, AcP activity ...
Cloning of the promoter regions of Trypanosoma brucei and Trypanosoma congolense cysteine protease genes.
Trypanosoma brucei and T. congolense are protozoan parasites that infect humans, domestic livestock and wildlife in Africa. These parasites undergo complex morphological and biochemical changes, during the various stages ...