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Molecular Microbiology (2006) 60(5), 11941204 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2958.2006.05180.x First published online 28 April 2006
 

Summary: Molecular Microbiology (2006) 60(5), 11941204 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2958.2006.05180.x
First published online 28 April 2006
2006 The Authors
Journal compilation 2006 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Blackwell Publishing LtdOxford, UKMMIMolecular Microbiology0950-382X 2006 The Authors; Journal compilation 2006 Blackwell Publishing Ltd? 200660511941204Original ArticleInnate immunity of tsetse flyC. Hu and S. Aksoy
Accepted 27 March, 2006. *For correspondence. E-mail serap.aksoy
@yale.edu; Tel. (+1) 203 737 2180; Fax (+1) 203 785 4782.
Innate immune responses regulate trypanosome
parasite infection of the tsetse fly Glossina
morsitans morsitans
Changyun Hu and Serap Aksoy*
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale
University School of Medicine, 60 College St., 606 LEPH,
New Haven, CT 06510, USA.
Summary
Tsetse flies transmit the protozoan parasite African
trypanosomes, the agents of human sleeping sick-
ness in sub-Saharan Africa. Parasite transmission
in the insect is restricted by a natural resistance
phenomenon (refractoriness). Understanding the

  

Source: Aksoy, Serap - School of Public Health, Yale University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine