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Intestinal Transcriptomes of Nematodes: Comparison of the Parasites Ascaris suum and Haemonchus contortus with the Free-living Caenorhabditis elegans

  • Yong Yin mail,

    yyin@watson.wustl.edu

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • John Martin,

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Sahar Abubucker,

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Alan L. Scott,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • James P. McCarter,

    Affiliations: Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Divergence Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Richard K. Wilson,

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Douglas P. Jasmer,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

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  • Makedonka Mitreva

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Published: August 06, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000269

About the Authors

Yong Yin, John Martin, Sahar Abubucker, James P. McCarter, Richard K. Wilson, Makedonka Mitreva
Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Alan L. Scott
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
James P. McCarter
Divergence Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Douglas P. Jasmer
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: yyin@watson.wustl.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YY RKW MM. Analyzed the data: YY JM SA MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YY JM SA ALS JPM DJ. Wrote the paper: YY ALS JPM RKW DJ MM.