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Genome-wide annotation of chemosensory and glutamate-gated receptors, and related genes in Glossina morsitans morsitans tsetse fly
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Tsetse flies are the sole vectors of trypanosomes that cause nagana and sleeping sickness in animals and humans respectively in tropical Africa. Tsetse are unique: both sexes adults are exclusive blood-feeders, females are ...
Development of a comprehensive annotation and curation framework for analysis of Glossina Morsitans Morsitans expresses sequence tags
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
This study has successfully identified transcripts differentially expressed in the salivary gland and midgut and provides candidate genes that are critical to response to parasite invasion. Furthermore, an open-source ...