Gene Symbol: Tb927.2.6280
Description: adenosine transporter 2, putative
Alias: 36E18.140, adenosine transporter 2, putative
Species: Trypanosoma brucei TREU927

Top Publications

  1. De Koning H, Jarvis S. Adenosine transporters in bloodstream forms of Trypanosoma brucei brucei: substrate recognition motifs and affinity for trypanocidal drugs. Mol Pharmacol. 1999;56:1162-70 pubmed
    ..4-2.4 microM)...
  2. Sanchez M, Ullman B, Landfear S, Carter N. Cloning and functional expression of a gene encoding a P1 type nucleoside transporter from Trypanosoma brucei. J Biol Chem. 1999;274:30244-9 pubmed
    ..Genomic Southern blots suggest that there are multiple genes related in sequence to TbNT2, implying the existence of a family of nucleoside transporter genes in these parasites. ..
  3. Sanchez M, Tryon R, Green J, Boor I, Landfear S. Six related nucleoside/nucleobase transporters from Trypanosoma brucei exhibit distinct biochemical functions. J Biol Chem. 2002;277:21499-504 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate that T. brucei expresses multiple purine transporters with distinct substrate specificities and different patterns of expression during the parasite life cycle...

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