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July 2008

Advanced analytical techniques have permitted the identification of new nematode proteins from a wide survey of genes expressed in human, animal, and plant parasites. These may include novel drug and vaccine targets (see Wasmuth et al. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000258).

Image Credit: Micrograph by Leo Liu, final image by James Wasmuth and Mark Blaxter.


Engaging the Community: An Interview with Uche Amazigo

Hannah Brown


The NIH-NIAID Schistosomiasis Resource Center

Fred A. Lewis, Yung-san Liang, Nithya Raghavan, Matty Knight

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Metabolic Profiling of an Echinostoma caproni Infection in the Mouse for Biomarker Discovery

Jasmina Saric, Jia V. Li, Yulan Wang, Jennifer Keiser, Jake G. Bundy, Elaine Holmes, Jürg Utzinger

On the Extent and Origins of Genic Novelty in the Phylum Nematoda

James Wasmuth, Ralf Schmid, Ann Hedley, Mark Blaxter

Development of Functional Genomic Tools in Trematodes: RNA Interference and Luciferase Reporter Gene Activity in Fasciola hepatica

Gabriel Rinaldi, Maria E. Morales, Martín Cancela, Estela Castillo, Paul J. Brindley, José F. Tort

Differentiation and Gene Flow among European Populations of Leishmania infantum MON-1

Katrin Kuhls, Carmen Chicharro, Carmen Cañavate, Sofia Cortes, Lenea Campino, Christos Haralambous, Ketty Soteriadou, Francine Pratlong, Jean-Pierre Dedet, Isabel Mauricio, Michael Miles, Matthias Schaar, Sebastian Ochsenreither, Oliver A. Radtke, Gabriele Schönian

Proteomic Analysis of Skin Invasion by Blood Fluke Larvae

Elizabeth Hansell, Simon Braschi, Katalin F. Medzihradszky, Mohammed Sajid, Moumita Debnath, Jessica Ingram, K. C. Lim, James H. McKerrow

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