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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 525241, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/525241
Review Article

Gene Expression in Trypanosomatid Parasites

1Unidad de Biomedicina, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Av. De los Barrios 1, Col. Los Reyes Iztacala, Tlalnepantla, Edo. de México, CP 54090, Mexico
2Departmento de Biomedicina Molecular, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Apartado Postal 14-740, 07360 México, D.F., Mexico

Received 19 August 2009; Accepted 4 November 2009

Academic Editor: Luis I. Terrazas

Copyright © 2010 Santiago Martínez-Calvillo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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