Tick Genome Provides Resource for Understanding Bloodsucker's Biology, Disease Transmission | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team reported online today in Nature Communications that is has produced and started analyzing a genome assembly for the deer tick, also known as the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, a species known for transmitting Lyme disease-causing bacteria and other infectious culprits.

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