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Molecular Biology of Parasitic Protozoa

Series: Frontiers in Molecular Biology Volume: 13

Edited By: Deborah F Smith and Marilyn Parsons

233 pages, Figs, tabs

IRL Press

Paperback | May 1996 | #51497 | ISBN: 019963601X
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #51496 | ISBN: 0199636028
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About this book

Unique compendium of current research findings in this important area.

This compendium has eleven chapters written by leading experts in their field and provides current research information on the molecular biology of parasitic protozoans causative agents of a broad spectrum of diseases around the world.--BIOSIS


Contents

1. Trypanosomatid genetics; 2. The three genomes of Plasmodium; 3. Toxoplasma as a model genetic system; 4. Kinetoplast DNA: structure and replication; 5. Developmental regulation of gene expression in African trypanosomes; 6. Trans-splicing in trypanosomatid protozoa; 7. RNA editing. Post-transcriptional restructuring of genetic information; 8. Biogenesis of specialized organelles: glycosomes and hydrogenosomes; 9. Mechanism of drug resistance in protozoan parasites; 10. Glycosyl-phosphatidylinositols and the surface architecture of parasitic protozoa

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