Study Detail

Study TypePopulation Genomics
Abstract Population level diversity study of Leishmania infantum, with the object of finding evidence for crossing between two strains, and evidence of recombination and inbreeding in each.
Description It is currently well accepted in the Leishmania research community that sexual recombination events can occur between promastigotes in the insect vector; indeed, a recent paper in press provides strong evidence of L. donovani hybrids in the sand fly midgut, using drug resistant fluorescent strains. .. [more]
Center NameSC