Tatyana Leonova

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Trypanosoma brucei is the causative agent of African sleeping sickness in humans and one of the causes of nagana in cattle. This protozoan parasite evades the host immune system by antigenic variation, a periodic switching of its variant surface glycoprotein (VSG) coat. VSG switching is spontaneous and occurs at a rate of about 10(-2)-10(-3) per population(More)
Trypanosoma brucei is the causative agent of African Sleeping Sickness in humans and one of the causes of Nagana in cattle. This protozoan parasite evades the host immune system by antigenic variation, a periodic switching of its variant surface glycoprotein (VSG) coat. VSG switching is spontaneous and occurs at a rate of about 10-2 –10-3 per population(More)
Activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID) is expressed in germinal centers of lymphoid organs during immunoglobulin diversification, in bone marrow B cells after infection with Abelson murine leukemia retrovirus (Ab-MLV), and in human B cells after infection by hepatitis C virus. To understand how viruses signal AID induction in the host we asked whether(More)
Overview This report is about how women entrepreneurs can contribute more to the quality and direction of economic and social development in the Middle East and North Africa region. Economic growth in the Middle East has been remarkable over the last four years, due mainly to higher oil prices. Rapid job growth has followed, driven mainly by the private(More)
In determination of salt resistance of wild plants, cytophotometry has been used for evaluation of distribution of nuclei of the root meristem cells. Salt resistant and salt sensitive plants of two Thellungiella species whose seeds were collected at the places of their vegetation, as well as of two Aegilops L. species from the collection of the All-Russia(More)
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