Genomes and Genes
Gene Symbol: Tb10.6k15.2620
Description: 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate-independent phosphoglycerate mutase
Species: Trypanosoma brucei TREU927
- Trypanosoma brucei contains a 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate independent phosphoglycerate mutaseN Chevalier
Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, Christian de Duve Institute of Cellular Pathology and Laboratory of Biochemistry, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
Eur J Biochem 267:1464-72. 2000..The presence of distinct nonhomologous PGAMs in the parasite and its human host offers great potential for the design of selective inhibitors which could form leads for new trypanocidal drugs...
- Trypanin is a cytoskeletal linker protein and is required for cell motility in African trypanosomesNathan R Hutchings
Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Cell Biol 156:867-77. 2002..These results indicate that trypanin functions as a cytoskeletal linker protein and offer insights into the mechanisms of flagellum-based cell motility...