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NEW YORK, Feb.
Scientists recently revealed that X-rays could provide information on a novel biological structure that could possibly be developed into a sleeping sickness drug.
Lies Van Nieuwenhove, researcher at the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine, has produced proteins imitating typical parts of the sleeping sickness parasite.
Researchers have shown that the Trypanosoma cruzi agent of Chagas Disease (CD) invades host embryo cells and spreads its mitochondrial DNA (kDNA) minicircles into the host's genome.
Long considered a freewheeling loner, the Trypanosoma brucei parasite responsible for African sleeping sickness has revealed a totally unexpected social side, opening a potential chink in the behavioral armor of this and other supposedly solitary human parasites.
Chagas disease, for example, is caused by a parasite that roams with only limited control among the rural poor in Latin America.
A new bacterial species, found in the gut of the fly that transmits African sleeping sickness, could be engineered to kill the parasite that causes the disease.
Another test to detect Trypanosoma cruzi infection SILVER SPRING, Md., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a second test to screen blood, tissue and organ donors for a blood-borne parasite, Trypanosoma cruzi (T.
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