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  • n. Any of a group of parasitic flagellate protozoa, of the class Kinetoplastida, responsible for several diseases in humans and animals

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  • Simpson AGB, Stevens JR, Lukes J (2006) The evolution and diversity of kinetoplastid flagellates.

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  • Trypanosoma - Trypanosomatidae is the family this trypanosome ids from, comprising kinetoplastid flagellates that as adults are elongated and somewhat spindle-shaped, have a posteriorly arising flagellum which passes forward at the margin of anundulating membrane and emerges near the anterior end of the body as a short free flagellum, and are parasitic in the blood or rarely the tissues of vertebrates, that in the development phase whichoccurs in the digestive tract of a blood-sucking invertebrate and usually an insect pass through a series of changes comparable to the typical forms of members of the genera Leishmania, Leptomonas, and

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  • * Trypanosoma - Trypanosomatidae is the family this trypanosome ids from, comprising kinetoplastid flagellates that as adults are elongated and somewhat spindle-shaped, have a posteriorly arising flagellum which passes forward at the margin of anundulating membrane and emerges near the anterior end of the body as a short free flagellum, and are parasitic in the blood or rarely the tissues of vertebrates, that in the development phase whichoccurs in the digestive tract of a blood-sucking invertebrate and usually an insect pass through a series of changes comparable to the typical forms of members of the genera Leishmania, Leptomonas, and

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  • i has the largest ever R&D portfolio for the kinetoplastid diseases and currently has 7 clinical and 4 preclinical projects.

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  • Delaunay, executive director of the US section of the humanitarian medical group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF; Doctors The kinetoplastid diseases-Chagas disease, human African trypanosomiasis, and leishmaniasis-lack safe, effective treatments as well as sufficient research and development funding.

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