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Research Article

A Portrait of the Transcriptome of the Neglected Trematode, Fasciola gigantica—Biological and Biotechnological Implications

  • Neil D. Young mail,

    robinbg@unimelb.edu.au (RBG); nyoung@unimelb.edu.au (NDY)

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Australia

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  • Aaron R. Jex,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Australia

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  • Cinzia Cantacessi,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Australia

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  • Ross S. Hall,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Australia

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  • Bronwyn E. Campbell,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Australia

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  • Terence W. Spithill,

    Affiliation: School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia

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  • Sirikachorn Tangkawattana,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary, Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

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  • Prasarn Tangkawattana,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

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  • Thewarach Laha,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

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  • Robin B. Gasser mail

    robinbg@unimelb.edu.au (RBG); nyoung@unimelb.edu.au (NDY)

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Australia

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  • Published: February 01, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001004

About the Authors

Neil D. Young, Aaron R. Jex, Cinzia Cantacessi, Ross S. Hall, Bronwyn E. Campbell, Robin B. Gasser
Department of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Australia
Terence W. Spithill
School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia
Sirikachorn Tangkawattana
Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary, Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Prasarn Tangkawattana
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Thewarach Laha
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NDY RBG. Performed the experiments: NDY ST PT TL. Analyzed the data: NDY ARJ CC TWS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RSH BEC. Wrote the paper: NDY RBG.