Sleeping sickness parasite uses multiple metabolic pathways

Parasitic protozoa called trypanosomes synthesize sugars using an unexpected metabolic pathway called gluconeogenesis, according to a new study. The authors note that this metabolic flexibility may be essential for adaptation to environmental conditions and survival in mammalian host tissues. Parasitic protozoa called trypanosomes synthesize sugars using an unexpected metabolic pathway called gluconeogenesis, according to a … More Sleeping sickness parasite uses multiple metabolic pathways

Unravelling mystery of how, when DNA replicates

A team has unlocked a decades old mystery about how a critical cellular process called DNA replication is regulated. A team of Florida State University researchers has unlocked a decades-old mystery about how a critical cellular process is regulated and what that could mean for the future study of genetics. In cells, DNA and its … More Unravelling mystery of how, when DNA replicates