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Selected Older Trypanosome Papers (1989 – 2004)

Stevens, J.R., Nunes, V.L.B., Lanham, S.M. & Oshiro, E.T. (1989)  Isoenzyme characterization of Trypanosoma evansi isolated from capybaras and dogs in Brazil.  Acta Tropica 46: 213-222. [View PDF]

Stevens, J.R., Lanham, S.M., Allingham, R. & Gashumba, J.K. (1992)  A more efficient identification of subspecies and strain groups in Trypanozoon by isoenzymes.  Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 86: 9-28. [PDF (4Mb) available on request]

Stevens, J.R. & Godfrey, D.G. (1992)  Numerical taxonomy of Trypanozoon based on polymorphisms in a reduced range of enzymes.  Parasitology 104: 75-86. [View PDF]

Stevens, J.R. & Welburn, S.C. (1993)  Genetic processes within an epidemic of sleeping sickness in Uganda.  Parasitology Research 79: 421-427.

Enyaru, J.C.K., Stevens, J.R., Odiit, M., Okuna, N.M. & Carasco, J.F. (1993)  Isoenzyme comparison of Trypanozoon isolates from two sleeping sickness areas of south-eastern Uganda.  Acta Tropica 55: 97-115.

Stevens, J.R., Mathieu-Daudé, F., McNamara, J.J., Mizen, V.H. & Nzila, A. (1994)  Mixed populations of Trypanosoma brucei in wild Glossina palpalis palpalis.  Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 45: 313-318.

Mathieu-Daudé, F., Stevens, J., Welsh, J., Tibayrenc, M. & McClelland, M. (1995)  Genetic diversity and population structure of Trypanosoma brucei: clonality versus sexuality.  Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 72: 89-101.

Stevens, J.R. & Tibayrenc, M. (1995)  Detection of linkage disequilibrium in Trypanosoma brucei isolated from tsetse flies and characterized by RAPD analysis and isoenzymes.  Parasitology 110: 181-186. [View PDF]

Stevens, J.R. & Tibayrenc, M. (1996)  Trypanosoma brucei s.l.: evolution, linkage and the clonality debate.  Parasitology 112: 481-488. [View PDF]

Stevens, J. & Gibson, W. (1998) A key to understanding Trypanosoma trees. Parasitology Today 14: 334-335. [View PDF]

Stevens, J., Noyes, H. & Gibson, W. (1998) The evolution of trypanosomes infecting humans and primates. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 93: 669-676. [View PDF]

Gibson, W. & Stevens, J. (1999) Genetic exchange in the Trypanosomatidae. Advances in Parasitology 43: 1-46. 

Noyes, H.A., Stevens, J.R., Teixeira, M.M.G., Holz, P. & Phelan, J. (1999) A nested PCR for the ssrRNA gene detects Trypanosoma binneyi in the platypus and Trypanosoma sp. in wombats and kangaroos in Australia. International Journal for Parasitology 29: 331-339. [Amendment published: Vol. 30, No.2, p.228, 2000].

Stevens, J.R., Teixeira, M.M.G., Bingle, L.E.H. & Gibson, W.C. (1999) The taxonomic position and evolutionary relationships of Trypanosoma rangeli. International Journal for Parasitology 29: 749-757. [View PDF]

Gibson, W., Stevens, J. & Truc, P. (1999) Identification of trypanosomes: from morphology to molecular biology. In: Progress in Human African Trypanosomiasis, Sleeping Sickness (eds Dumas, M., Bouteille, B. & Buguet, A.), Chapter 2, pp. 7-29. Springer-Verlag.

Stevens, J.R., Noyes, H.A., Dover, G.A. & Gibson, W.C. (1999) The ancient and divergent origins of the human pathogenic trypanosomes, Trypanosoma brucei and T. cruzi. Parasitology 118: 107-116. [View PDF]

Stevens, J.R. & Gibson, W. (1999) The molecular evolution of trypanosomes. Parasitology Today 15: 432-437. [View PDF]

Stevens, J.R. & Gibson, W.C. (1999) The evolution of pathogenic trypanosomes / A evolucao dos tripanossomas patogenicos. Cadernos de Saude Publica/Reports in Public Health vol. 15(4): 673-684.

Gibson, W., Bingle, L., Blendeman, W., Brown, J., Wood, J. & Stevens, J. (2000) Structure and sequence variation of the trypanosome spliced leader transcript. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 107: 269-277.

Stevens, J. (2000) The Trypanosomatid Evolution Workshop, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 17-18 February 2000. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 95: 507-508.

Stevens, J. (2000) Blood-sucking: old or new? Unravelling the evolution of Trypanosoma cruzi. Parasitology Today 16: 326.

Gibson, W.C., Stevens, J.R., Mwendia, C.M.T., Makumi, J.N., Ngotho, J.M. and Ndung’u, J.M. (2001) Unravelling the phylogenetic relationships of African trypanosomes of suids. Parasitology 122: 625-631.

Maia da Silva, F., Noyes, H., Campaner, M., Junqueira, A.C.V., Coura, J.R., Añez, N., Shaw, J.J., Stevens, J.R. & Teixeira, M.M.G. (2004) Phylogenetic relationships among Trypanosoma rangeli isolates from distinct hosts and geographic regions, taxonomic position and grouping based on polymorphism of SSU and ITS ribosomal sequences. Parasitology, 129 (5): 1-13.

Hamilton, P. B., J. R. Stevens, P. Holz, B. Boag, B. Cooke and W. C. Gibson (2005) The accidental introduction of the trypanosome of the introduced European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) to Australia and its potential for biocontrol. Molecular Ecology, 35: 431–443. [PDF available on request] 

Hamilton, P. B. and Stevens, J.R. (2011) Resolving relationships between Australian trypanosomes using DNA barcoding data.  Trends in Parasitology, 27 (3): 99. 
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Stevens, J.R. (2001) One million insects – a lot of parasites? Trends in Parasitology 17(3): 119-120. [View PDF]

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