Dyes, trypanosomiasis and DNA: a historical and critical review

@article{Wainwright2010DyesTA,
  title={Dyes, trypanosomiasis and DNA: a historical and critical review},
  author={Mark S. Wainwright},
  journal={Biotechnic \& Histochemistry},
  year={2010},
  volume={85},
  pages={341 - 354}
}
  • M. Wainwright
  • Published 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biotechnic & Histochemistry
Abstract Trypanosomiasis, a group of diseases including sleeping sickness in humans and Nagana in cattle in Africa, and Chagas’ disease in South America, remains a considerable problem in the 21st century. The therapies that are available, however, usually have their roots in the “dye therapy” of a century ago, knowledge gained at the microscope from parasite staining procedures and converted to chemotherapy based on compounds closely related to the laboratory reagents. Dyes such as trypan red… Expand
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