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doodles by Caroline Ring

Trypanosoma brucei and cruzi, those parasites with the undulating membranes, are the causative agents for the sleeping disease (T. brucei) and Chagas disease (T. cruzi). These are their life cycles, how they work in your body and why they escape your immune system. For an introduction into molecular parasitology see also http://cirolana.tumblr.com/post/43343364097/last-winter-i-learned-a-lot-about-parasitology

19th February 13

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