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Control of Differentiation in Trypanosoma cruzi

  • G. T. Williams
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Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 117)

Abstract

Trypanosoma cruzi has a complex life cycle which involves infection of vertebrate hosts and transmission by insect vectors. T. cruzi progresses through a number of quite different sites in its host and vector and the differentiation of the parasite through several distinct stages reflects its adaptation to the cyclical variation in its environment.

Keywords

Insect Vector Trypanosoma Cruzi Leishmania Donovani Procyclic Form Trypomastigote Form 
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  • G. T. Williams
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  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity of Birmingham Medical SchoolBirminghamGreat Britain

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