Marcos Catanho

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Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiological agent of Chagas disease, is auxotrophic for arginine. It obtains this amino acid from the host through transporters expressed on the plasma membrane and on the membranes of intracellular compartments. A few cationic amino acid transporters have been characterized at the molecular level, such as the novel intracellular(More)
MOTIVATION Many analyses in modern biological research are based on comparisons between biological sequences, resulting in functional, evolutionary and structural inferences. When large numbers of sequences are compared, heuristics are often used resulting in a certain lack of accuracy. In order to improve and validate results of such comparisons, we have(More)
iniciativa pioneira do Depar-tamento de Energia Norte-Americano (DOE) de obter uma seqüência genômica humana de referência que pudesse atender melhor os seus propósitos de compreender os riscos potenciais para a saúde e para o meio ambiente decor-rentes da produção e do uso de novas fontes de energia e novas tecnologias, culminou no lançamento do Projeto(More)
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