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Archived Comments for: The origins of the trypanosome genome strains Trypanosoma brucei brucei TREU 927, T. b. gambiense DAL 972, T. vivax Y486 and T. congolense IL3000

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  1. Pedigree of T.vivax Y486 and method for cloning

    Wendy Gibson, UoB

    19 June 2012

    I'm grateful to Dave Barry (Glasgow) for this key reference that contains info on the pedigree of T. vivax Y486 and of the clone/antigenic variant collection derived at ILRAD, plus the special method needed for cloning bsf T. vivax.

    Barry JD, Gathuo HKW: Antigenic variation in Trypanosoma vivax: isolation of a serodeme. Parasitology 1984, 89:49-58.

    Competing interests

    None declared