NEW YORK, July 14 (GenomeWeb News) - Scientists from four major research institutes have sequenced and compared the genomes of three dangerous parasites, establishing that the protist causes of African sleeping sickness, Chagas disease, and leishmaniasis share a "core" of similar genes.

 

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