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Leaky transcription of variant surface glycoprotein gene expression sites in bloodstream african trypanosomes



Leaky transcription of variant surface glycoprotein gene expression sites in bloodstream african trypanosomes



Journal of Biological Chemistry 274(24): 16884-16893



It was found that in bloodstream Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense one variant surface glycoprotein gene (vsg) expression site (ES) is transcribed at a high level and other ESs are expressed at low levels, resulting in organisms containing one abundant VSG mRNA and several rare VSG RNAs.

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DOI: 10.1074/jbc.274.24.16884



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