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Research Article

Diversification of Schistosoma japonicum in Mainland China Revealed by Mitochondrial DNA

  • Qin Ping Zhao,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

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  • Ming Sen Jiang,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

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  • Hui Fen Dong,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

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  • Pin Nie mail

    pinnie@ihb.ac.cn

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

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  • Published: February 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001503

About the Authors

Qin Ping Zhao, Ming Sen Jiang, Hui Fen Dong
Department of Parasitology, School of Basic Medical Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
Qin Ping Zhao, Pin Nie
State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

Corresponding Author

Email: pinnie@ihb.ac.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: QPZ MSJ PN. Performed the experiments: QPZ. Analyzed the data: QPZ HFD. Wrote the paper: QPZ PN.