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Cathepsin F of Teladorsagia circumcincta is a recently evolved cysteine protease

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posted on 13.11.2020, 00:30 by Sarah Sloan, Caitlin Jenvey, Callum Cairns, Michael Stear
© The Author(s) 2020. Parasitic cysteine proteases are involved in parasite stage transition, invasion of host tissues, nutrient uptake, and immune evasion. The cysteine protease cathepsin F is the most abundant protein produced by fourth-stage larvae (L4) of the nematode Teladorsagia circumcincta, while its transcript is only detectable in L4 and adults. T. circumcincta cathepsin F is a recently evolved cysteine protease that does not fall clearly into either of the cathepsin L or F subfamilies. This protein exhibits characteristics of both cathepsins F and L, and its phylogenetic relationship to its closest homologs is distant, including proteins of closely related nematodes of the same subfamily.

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The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This research was funded by a grant from La Trobe University.

History

Publication Date

10/10/2020

Journal

Evolutionary Bioinformatics

Volume

16

Article Number

1176934320962521

Pagination

12p.

Publisher

Sage

ISSN

1176-9343

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