By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics, a Washington University-led research team reported that it has sequenced the genome of Trichinella spiralis, the parasitic nematode behind most cases of the food borne illness trichinellosis, also known as trichinosis.

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