Ultrastructural and Phylogenetic Studies on Blastocystis Isolates from Cockroaches

@article{Yoshikawa2007UltrastructuralAP,
  title={Ultrastructural and Phylogenetic Studies on Blastocystis Isolates from Cockroaches},
  author={Hisao Yoshikawa and Zhiliang Wu and Josephine Howe and Tetsuo Hashimoto and Ng Geok-Choo and Kevin Shyong-Wei Tan},
  journal={Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={54}
}
ABSTRACT. Four Blastocystis isolates from cockroaches were established and these isolates were morphologically confirmed as Blastocystis organisms by light and/or electron microscopy. As these isolates were morphologically indistinguishable from Blastocystis isolated from other animals, phylogenetic analyses were conducted using their small subunit ribosomal RNA genes. A analyses of these sequences with previously reported ones that had been classified into nine Blastocystis clades indicated… Expand
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