Restriction fragment length polymorphisms in the ribosomal gene spacers of Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma conorhini.

@article{Dietrich1990RestrictionFL,
  title={Restriction fragment length polymorphisms in the ribosomal gene spacers of Trypanosoma cruzi and Trypanosoma conorhini.},
  author={P. Dietrich and M. P. Dussan and L. Floeter-Winter and M. H. Affonso and E. Camargo and M. Soares},
  journal={Molecular and biochemical parasitology},
  year={1990},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={
          13-9
        }
}
The ribosomal RNA genes of two species of Trypanosoma, Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiological agent of Chagas' disease, and Trypanosoma conorhini, a non-pathogenic rodent trypanosome, were cloned and partially characterized. The physical maps derived for their rRNA genes were similar throughout the region that encompasses the SSU-and LSU-rRNA coding sequences. However, the non-transcribed spacer DNA of both T. cruzi and T. conorhini was found to be polymorphic for several restriction enzyme sites… Expand
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