Two independent teams reporting in Genome Biology used genome and transcriptome sequencing to search for sequences that might offer clues to successfully treating the barber pole worm, Haemonchus contortus, a small livestock parasite known for its ability to acquire resistance to a range of conventional worm-targeting treatments.

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