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The genome of the blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni
Schistosoma mansoni is responsible for the neglected tropical disease schistosomiasis that affects 210 million people in 76 countries. Here we present analysis of the 363 megabase nuclear genome ofExpand
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Eukaryotic Protein Kinases (ePKs) of the Helminth Parasite Schistosoma mansoni
BackgroundSchistosomiasis remains an important parasitic disease and a major economic problem in many countries. The Schistosoma mansoni genome and predicted proteome sequences were recentlyExpand
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Whole genome analysis of a schistosomiasis-transmitting freshwater snail
Biomphalaria snails are instrumental in transmission of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni. With the World Health Organization's goal to eliminate schistosomiasis as a global health problem byExpand
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HDAC8: a multifaceted target for therapeutic interventions.
Histone deacetylase 8 (HDAC8) is a class I histone deacetylase implicated as a therapeutic target in various diseases, including cancer, X-linked intellectual disability, and parasitic infections. ItExpand
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Genome-wide signatures of complex introgression and adaptive evolution in the big cats
Big cat genomes reveal a history of interspecies admixture and adaptive evolution of genes underlying development and sensory perception. The great cats of the genus Panthera comprise a recentExpand
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Phred-Phrap package to analyses tools: a pipeline to facilitate population genetics re-sequencing studies
BackgroundTargeted re-sequencing is one of the most powerful and widely used strategies for population genetics studies because it allows an unbiased screening for variation that is suitable for aExpand
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Effectiveness of ITS and sub-regions as DNA barcode markers for the identification of Basidiomycota (Fungi)
BackgroundFungi are among the most abundant and diverse organisms on Earth. However, a substantial amount of the species diversity, relationships, habitats, and life strategies of theseExpand
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Complete genome sequence of Streptococcus agalactiae strain SA20-06, a fish pathogen associated to meningoencephalitis outbreaks
Streptococcus agalactiae (Lancefield group B; GBS) is the causative agent of meningoencephalitis in fish, mastitis in cows, and neonatal sepsis in humans. Meningoencephalitis is a major healthExpand
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Developmental Regulation of Genes Encoding Universal Stress Proteins in Schistosoma mansoni
The draft nuclear genome sequence of the snail-transmitted, dimorphic, parasitic, platyhelminth Schistosoma mansoni revealed eight genes encoding proteins that contain the Universal Stress ProteinExpand
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The human immune response to defined immunogens of Schistosoma mansoni: elevated antibody levels to paramyosin in stool-negative individuals from two endemic areas in Brazil.
Sera from individuals living in 2 areas endemic for Schistosoma mansoni in Minas Gerais, Brazil were assayed for the presence of antibodies against paramyosin and glutathione-S-transferase (GST),Expand
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