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A new reference sequence with improved Plasmodium vivax assembly of the subtelomeres reveals an abundance of pir

  title={A new reference sequence with improved Plasmodium vivax assembly of the subtelomeres reveals an abundance of pir},
  author={Steinbiss and Berriman},
is now the predominant cause of malaria in the Asia-Pacific, Plasmodium vivax South America and Horn of Africa. Laboratory studies of this species are constrained by the inability to maintain the parasite in continuous ex vivo culture, but genomic approaches provide an alternative and complementary avenue to investigate the parasite’s biology and epidemiology. To date, molecular studies of have relied on the Salvador-I reference genome P. vivax sequence, derived from a monkey-adapted strain… 

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