Control of VSG gene expression sites in Trypanosoma brucei.

  title={Control of VSG gene expression sites in Trypanosoma brucei.},
  author={Piet Borst and Wilbert Bitter and Patricia A. Blundell and Itagyba Martins Miranda Chaves and M. A. Cross and Herlinde Gerrits and Fred van Leeuwen and Richard McCulloch and Matthew Taylor and Gloria Rudenko},
  journal={Molecular and biochemical parasitology},
  volume={91 1},
Antigenic variation in African trypanosomes continues to be one of the most elaborate and intriguing strategies ever devised by a protozoan parasite to avoid complete destruction by the immune defense of its mammalian host. Here we review some of the recent advances in our understanding of this strategy, concentrating on (unpublished) work from our laboratory. 

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