The genome of a blood fluke associated with human cancer

Mitreva, Makedonka (2012) The genome of a blood fluke associated with human cancer. Nature Genetics, 44 (2). pp. 116-118.

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Abstract

The sequencing of the genome and transcriptome of Schistosoma haematobium, a highly prevalent blood fluke and human parasite with a proven link to malignant bladder cancer, marks the 160th anniversary of its discovery as the first schistosome known to infect humans. Comparative genomic analyses of S. haematobium and the more prevalent human-schistosomiasis pathogens (Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma japonicum) identified both shared and distinct genomic features.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Mirjana Kocaleva
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2012 11:54
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2012 11:54
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/2908

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