Griffiths, Samantha and Portman, Neil and Taylor, Philip R. and Gordon, Siamon and Ginger, Michael L. and Gull, Keith (2007) RNA Interference Mutant Induction In Vivo Demonstrates the Essential Nature of Trypanosome Flagellar Function during Mammalian Infection. Eukaryotic Cell, 6 (7). pp. 1248-1250. ISSN 1535-9778Full text not available from this repository.
We demonstrate that trypanosomes compromised in flagellar function are rapidly cleared from infected mice. Analysis of the PFR2 bloodstream RNA interference mutant revealed that defective cell motility occurred prior to cytokinesis failure. This validation provides a paradigm for the flagellum as a target for future assays and interventions against this human pathogen.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Eukaryotic Cell|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Health and Medicine > Biomedical & Life Sciences|
|Deposited By:||Dr Michael Ginger|
|Deposited On:||17 Jun 2008 15:08|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2017 02:01|
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