About the Authors
- Jennifer M. Fitzpatrick, Anna V. Protasio, Andrew J. McArdle, Karl F. Hoffmann
- Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
- Gary A. Williams
- Rosalind Franklin Centre for Genomics Research, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
- David A. Johnston
- Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: JMF. Performed the experiments: JMF. Analyzed the data: JMF. Wrote the paper: JMF. Helped conceive the study, carried out the DNA microarray hybridization experiments and data analysis as well as helped draft the manuscript: JMF. Performed the real time PCR experiments: AVP. Wrote the scripts to link the 50-mer oligonucleotides to the Gbrowse window of SchistoGeneDB: AJM. Performed the bioinformatics analysis of the schistosome sequences used for oligonucleotide design and helped in downstream bioinformatics analyses of differentially transcribed sequences: DAJ. Designed the oligonucleotides from the assembled sequences: GAW Helped conceive the study, participated in the design and coordination, analyzed the data and helped to draft the manuscript: KFH.