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Tissues from 130 wild deer shot by hunters in County Wicklow, Ireland in 1983-1984 were examined for evidence of tuberculosis. The tissues examined included the lymph nodes of the head, the lung substances and associated lymph nodes, the hepatic lymph nodes and kidneys. Gross lesions were found in five deer. Mycobacteria isolated from the tissues were(More)
It is currently unclear if there are modified DNA bases in Trypanosoma brucei other than J-base. We identify herein a cytosine-5 DNA methyltransferase gene and report the presence and location of 5-methylcytosine in genomic DNA. Our data demonstrate that African trypanosomes contain a functional cytosine DNA methylation pathway.