Characterization of a porin channel in the endosymbiont of the trypanosomatid protozoan Crithidia deanei.

@article{Andrade2011CharacterizationOA,
  title={Characterization of a porin channel in the endosymbiont of the trypanosomatid protozoan Crithidia deanei.},
  author={Iamara da Silva Andrade and Jo{\~a}o L{\'i}dio da Silva Gonçalves Vianez-J{\'u}nior and Carolina Lage Goulart and Fabrice Hombl{\'e} and Jean Marie Ruysschaert and Wanda Maria Almeida von Kr{\"u}ger and Paulo Mascarello Bisch and Wanderley de Souza and Ronaldo Mohana-Borges and Maria Cristina M. Motta},
  journal={Microbiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={157 Pt 10},
  pages={
          2818-30
        }
}
Crithidia deanei is a trypanosomatid protozoan that harbours a symbiotic bacterium. The partners maintain a mutualistic relationship, thus constituting an excellent model for studying metabolic exchanges between the host and the symbiont, the origin of organelles and cellular evolution. According to molecular analysis, symbionts of different trypanosomatid species share high identity and descend from a common ancestor, a β-proteobacterium of the genus Bordetella. The endosymbiont is surrounded… 
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