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Research Article

A Major Genetic Locus in Trypanosoma brucei Is a Determinant of Host Pathology

  • Liam J. Morrison equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Liam J. Morrison, Andy Tait

    lm78y@udcf.gla.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Biomedical Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Andy Tait equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Liam J. Morrison, Andy Tait

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Biomedical Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Sarah McLellan,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Biomedical Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Lindsay Sweeney,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Biomedical Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • C. Michael R. Turner ,

    Affiliation: Division of Infection and Immunity, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Biomedical Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Annette MacLeod

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Biomedical Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Published: December 01, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000557

About the Authors

Liam J. Morrison, Andy Tait, Sarah McLellan, Lindsay Sweeney, Annette MacLeod
Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Biomedical Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom
C. Michael R. Turner
Division of Infection and Immunity, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Biomedical Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: lm78y@udcf.gla.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LJM AT. Performed the experiments: LJM SM LS. Analyzed the data: LJM CMRT AM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LJM AT. Wrote the paper: LJM AT CMRT AM.