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Parasitology

Molecular one-upmanship

Pathogens and their hosts engage in perpetual molecular arms races. In one such evolutionary stand-off, the protagonists are trypanosome parasites and a human immune complex based on a high-density lipoprotein. See Letter p.430

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Figure 1: Trypanosome resistance to host immunity.

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Raper, J., Friedman, D. Molecular one-upmanship. Nature 501, 322–323 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/501322a

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