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Variant Surface Glycoproteins, Trypanosoma

"Variant Surface Glycoproteins, Trypanosoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Glycoproteins attached to the surface coat of the trypanosome. Many of these glycoproteins show amino acid sequence diversity expressed as antigenic variations. This continuous development of antigenically distinct variants in the course of infection ensures that some trypanosomes always survive the development of immune response to propagate the infection.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Variant Surface Glycoproteins, Trypanosoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Variant Surface Glycoproteins, Trypanosoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1995 and 1996 and 1999 and 2009 and 2013 and 2014 and 2017 and 2018
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