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Trypanosoma brucei brucei (TBB) belongs to the unicellular parasitic protozoa organisms, specifically to the Trypanosoma genus of the Trypanosomatidae class. A variety of different vertebrate species can be infected by TBB including humans and animals. Under particular...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Parasitology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2775v1
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UAP56/SUB2 is a DExD/H-box RNA helicase that is critically involved in pre-mRNA splicing and mRNA nuclear export. This helicase is broadly conserved and essential in many eukaryotic lineages, including protozoan and metazoan parasites. Previous research suggests...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Molecular Biology","Parasitology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.106v1
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Helminths include both parasitic nematodes (roundworms) and platyhelminths (trematode and cestode flatworms) that are abundant, and are of clinical importance. The genetic characterization of parasitic flatworms using advanced molecular tools is central to the...

["Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Parasitology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.58v2
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Background. Sterols such as cholesterol, are important components of cellular membranes. But unlike mammalian cells, the main sterols found in the membranes of trypanosomes and fungi are ergosterol, and other 24-methyl sterols, which are required for growth and...

["Bioinformatics","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics","Genomics","Parasitology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.44v1
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