Tag Archive for Trypanosoma brucei

Trypanosoma resistance mechanism

This is a presentation about the molecular mechanism of Trypanosoma against the human immune system.

Parasite helps itself to sugar

Trypanosoma brucei, the parasite that causes sleeping sickness, is transmitted to mammals by the tsetse fly, and must adapt to the divergent metabolisms of its hosts. A new study shows how it copes with the frugal diet offered by the fly.parasitehelp

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-07-parasite-sugar.html#jCp

and on pubmed.