International Teams Sequence Genomes of Two Blood Parasites | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of international research teams have sequenced the genomes of two blood flukes, Schistosoma japonicum and S. mansoni.

In the first of these papers, researchers involved in the Schistosoma japonicum Genome Sequencing and Functional Analysis Consortium used whole-genome shotgun sequencing to generate the draft sequence of S. japonicum's 397 million base pair genome.

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