Genomics of worms, with an emphasis on Opisthorchis viverrini - opportunities for fundamental discovery and biomedical outcomes.

Abstract

Neglected tropical diseases cause substantial morbidity and mortality in animals and people globally. Opisthorchiasis is one such disease, caused by the carcinogenic, Asian liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini. This hepatobiliary disease is known to be associated with malignant cancer (cholangiocarcinoma, CCA) and affects millions of people in Asia… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.parint.2016.01.005

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