#news #biotech Researchers find gene that prompts the African sleeping sickness parasite to convert to its dormant phase

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Researchers find gene that prompts the African sleeping sickness parasite to convert to its dormant phase .A team of researchers from Portugal, Israel, Poland and Spain has found the gene that prompts the parasite Trypanosoma brucei to change from its normal long, slender shape to one that is short and stumpy. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances, the group describes how they found the gene and their hope that doing so will lead to a cure for African sleeping sickness.

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