Genetic evidence that metacyclic forms of Trypanosoma brucei are diploid.

Abstract

The hypothesis that metacyclic trypanosomes are haploid has been tested genetically. Five cloned stocks of Trypanosoma brucei (each having four known isoenzyme markers and six known restriction fragment length polymorphisms) have been independently transmitted through tsetse flies. Fifteen individual metacyclic organisms were taken from flies with mature… (More)

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