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Mitochondrial Genome of the Eyeworm, Thelazia callipaeda (Nematoda: Spirurida), as the First Representative from the Family Thelaziidae

  • Guo-Hua Liu,

    Affiliations: State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, PR China, College of Veterinary Medicine, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, Hunan Province, PR China

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  • Robin B. Gasser mail,

    robinbg@unimelb.edu.au (RBG); xingquanzhu1@hotmail.com (XQZ)

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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  • Domenico Otranto,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Zootecnia, Università degli Studi di Bari, Valenzano, Bari, Italy

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  • Min-Jun Xu,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, PR China

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  • Ji-Long Shen,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathogen Biology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui Province, China

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  • Namitha Mohandas,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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  • Dong-Hui Zhou,

    Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, PR China

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  • Xing-Quan Zhu mail

    robinbg@unimelb.edu.au (RBG); xingquanzhu1@hotmail.com (XQZ)

    Affiliations: State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, PR China, College of Veterinary Medicine, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, Hunan Province, PR China, College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University, Daqing, Heilongjiang Province, PR China

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  • Published: January 31, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002029

About the Authors

Guo-Hua Liu, Min-Jun Xu, Dong-Hui Zhou, Xing-Quan Zhu
State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, PR China
Guo-Hua Liu, Xing-Quan Zhu
College of Veterinary Medicine, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, Hunan Province, PR China
Robin B. Gasser, Namitha Mohandas
Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Domenico Otranto
Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica e Zootecnia, Università degli Studi di Bari, Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Ji-Long Shen
Department of Pathogen Biology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui Province, China
Xing-Quan Zhu
College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University, Daqing, Heilongjiang Province, PR China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XQZ RBG GHL. Performed the experiments: GHL MJX. Analyzed the data: GHL RBG XQZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJX JLS DHZ NM. Wrote the paper: GHL RBG DO XQZ.