Portland State University. Department of Biology
David T. Clark
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology
Trypanosoma cervi, Recombinant DNA
1 online resource (114 p.)
The distribution of trypanosomes infecting wild ruminants of North America has only recently been investigated . Many isolates have been mensurally studied and were determined to be conspecific with Trypanosoma cervi. Widely divergent forms exist however, between host species and seasonally within a host . To determine the validity of all inclusions in the taxon and the extent of intraspecific variability , trypanosome isolates of moose, reindeer , antelope, muledeer, Roosevelt Elk and two discrete transplant populations of Rocky Mountain elk were characterized and differentiated using recombinant DNA techniques.
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Bennett, J. Lindsley, "The electrokaryotype and molecular characterization of Trypanosoma cervi isolates using recombinant DNA techniques" (1990). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4024.