Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 11

How Common is Gain of Function

Vidya Raghunathan*

Central Instrument Facility, National Institute of Immunology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Vidya Raghunathan, Central Instrument Facility, National Institute of Immunology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi, India. Email:

Received: October 01, 2021 ; Published: October 18, 2021



Evolution as we know from the time of Darwin C and Wallace AR moves in the direction of the survival of the fittest. With progressively greater understanding of biological systems and the microenvironment inside a cell, biological fitness at the molecular level has come to the fore. Evolution of metabolic regulation in parasites, as an adaptation to their respective environmental challenges is a case in point [1]. Kinetoplastida’s intracellular organelle the glycosome that sequesters over a thousand proteins, is thought to have assisted in the metabolic adaptability and acquisition of parasitism [2].

Keywords: Glycosome; Leishmania mexicana



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Citation: Vidya Raghunathan. “How Common is Gain of Function”. Acta Scientific Microbiology 4.11 (2021): 30-34.


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