USDA-Led Team Publishes Draft Genome of Bee Parasite | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online today in PLoS Pathogens, researchers from the US Department of Agriculture, the University of Maryland, Columbia University, and Roche 454 Life Sciences reported that they have sequenced and analyzed the draft genome of Nosema ceranae, a honey bee-parasitizing microsporidian fungus found throughout Europe and North America.

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