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Differences between Trypanosoma brucei gambiense Groups 1 and 2 in Their Resistance to Killing by Trypanolytic Factor 1

  • Paul Capewell,

    Affiliations: College of Medical, Veterinary and Biological Sciences, Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, College of Medical, Veterinary and Biological Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Nicola J. Veitch,

    Affiliation: College of Medical, Veterinary and Biological Sciences, Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • C. Michael R. Turner,

    Affiliation: College of Medical, Veterinary and Biological Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Jayne Raper,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Langone School of Medicine, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Matthew Berriman,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom

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  • Stephen L. Hajduk,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Annette MacLeod mail

    Annette.MacLeod@glasgow.ac.uk

    Affiliation: College of Medical, Veterinary and Biological Sciences, Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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  • Published: September 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001287

About the Authors

Paul Capewell, Nicola J. Veitch, Annette MacLeod
College of Medical, Veterinary and Biological Sciences, Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Paul Capewell, C. Michael R. Turner
College of Medical, Veterinary and Biological Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Jayne Raper
Department of Microbiology, Langone School of Medicine, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America
Matthew Berriman
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom
Stephen L. Hajduk
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Annette.MacLeod@glasgow.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PC NJV AM. Performed the experiments: PC NJV. Analyzed the data: PC NJV CMRT AM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JR SLH MB. Wrote the paper: PC NJV CMRT JR SLH AM.