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Research article2004Peer reviewed

Microarrays and stage conversion in Toxoplasma gondii

Ellis J, Sinclair D, Morrison D

Abstract

Microarray technology is emerging as a powerful method for the study of those changes in gene expression that occur when a parasite converts from one life cycle stage to another. The use of appropriate experimental design and data analysis methodologies is essential if this technology is to be correctly exploited. In this review, the study of stage conversion in the transformation of Toxoplasma gondii tachyzoites into bradyzoites is considered as an example of where the application of microarrays is revealing exciting new knowledge on underlying molecular mechanisms. The more general application of microarrays in parasitology is also discussed

Published in

Trends in Parasitology
2004, Volume: 20, number: 6, pages: 288-295
Publisher: ELSEVIER SCI LTD

    Publication identifier

    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2004.04.006

    Permanent link to this page (URI)

    https://res.slu.se/id/publ/3790