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A receptor's tale: An eon in the life of a trypanosome receptor

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African trypanosomes have complex life cycles comprising at least ten developmental forms, variously adapted to different niches in their tsetse fly vector and their mammalian hosts. Unlike many other protozoan pathogens, they are always extracellular and have evolved intricate surface coats that allow them to obtain nutrients while also protecting them from the immune defenses of either insects or mammals. The acquisition of macromolecular nutrients requires receptors that function within th...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.ppat.1006055

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Biochemistry
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2870-1955
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Biochemistry
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0919-3745
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Pathogens Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Article number:
e1006055
Publication date:
2017-01-26
Acceptance date:
2017-01-26
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EISSN:
1553-7374
ISSN:
1553-7366
Pmid:
28125726
Source identifiers:
673484
Language:
English
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pubs:673484
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uuid:673c2e5e-3b8e-478d-9e7b-23ff3452f10b
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pubs:673484
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2019-02-27

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