Opperdoes, Fred R.

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A New Model Trypanosomatid, Novymonas esmeraldas : Genomic Perception of Its “ Candidatus Pandoraea novymonadis” Endosymbiont

Zakharova et al. (2021). mBio 12 (4)
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Ca. Pandoraea novymonadis
Microbiology Virology
Novymonas esmeraldas is a parasitic flagellate of the family Trypanosomatidae representing the closest insect-restricted relative of the human pathogen Leishmania . It bears symbiotic bacteria in its cytoplasm, the relationship with which has been established relatively recently and independently from other known endosymbioses in protists.