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MINCHIN, Edward Alfred. Investigations on the Development of Trypanosomes in Tsetse-Flies and other Diptera. 

s.l., s. n, [1908].

8vo (239x154 mm), 260 pages and 6 plates.  binding : Modern full cloth, flat spine, title in gilt on lettering-piece. Few pencil notes in margin of some pages. 

This article is an extract from the scientific journal "Journal of Cell Science", published in March 1908, n°206.

Edward Alfred Minchin (1866-1915) was a British zoologist who specialised in the study of sponges and Protozoa. He became Jodrell Chair of Zoology at University College London in 1899, Chair of Protozoology at the University of London in 1906, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1911. He was described as the first great British protozoologist.
This article deals with the study of trypanosomes that develop in tsetse flies, including gambiense trypanosoma, which only infects humans and is responsible for sleeping sickness.

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