De Novo Fungal Lung Genome Sequence and Assembly Suggests P. jirovecii Is an Obligate Parasite | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A trio of Swiss researchers reported on their de novo sequence and assembly of the Pneumocystis jirovecii genome, a fungus that causes pneumonia in immune-compromised patients, such as people with AIDS, in mBio today. The group's analyses of the fungal genome suggested that P. jirovecii may be an obligate parasite.

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