Polymorphism among alleles of the 6-Phosphogluconate dehydrogenase gene from Leishmania major and Leishmania tropica

Charles L. Greenblatt*, Lionel F. Schnur, Gila Kahila Bar-Gal, Helen Ermolaev, Nir Peleg, Michael P. Barrett

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Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)185-188
Number of pages4
JournalMolecular and Biochemical Parasitology
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
We are grateful for assistance from: (1) the Center for the Study of Emerging Diseases; (2) the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) as support for the German–Israeli–Palestinian Cooperative Project on Leishmaniosis in Israel and the West Bank; and (3) the European Commission through grant INCO-DC ICI18CT98-0357. We thank Dr Al Ivens of the Sanger Centre, whose help was essential in the success of the project, and Professors Margaret Adams and Amiram Goldblum for donations of their expertise in the interpretation of the X-ray generated images.


  • 6-Phosphogluconate dehydrogenase
  • Cyanobacterial lineage
  • Electrophoretic variants
  • L. tropica
  • Leishmania major
  • Zymodemes

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