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Research Article

De Novo Assembly of a Field Isolate Genome Reveals Novel Plasmodium vivax Erythrocyte Invasion Genes

  • James Hester,

    Affiliation: Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Ernest R. Chan,

    Affiliation: Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Didier Menard,

    Affiliation: Unité d'Epidémiologie Moléculaire, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Odile Mercereau-Puijalon,

    Affiliation: Unité d'lmmunologie Moléculaire des Parasites, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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  • John Barnwell,

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Peter A. Zimmerman mail,

    paz@case.edu (PAZ); serred@ccf.org (DS)

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • David Serre mail

    paz@case.edu (PAZ); serred@ccf.org (DS)

    Affiliation: Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Published: December 05, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002569

About the Authors

James Hester, Ernest R. Chan, David Serre
Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Didier Menard
Unité d'Epidémiologie Moléculaire, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Odile Mercereau-Puijalon
Unité d'lmmunologie Moléculaire des Parasites, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
John Barnwell
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Peter A. Zimmerman
Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JH PAZ DS. Performed the experiments: JH ERC DS. Analyzed the data: JH ERC PAZ DS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DM OMP JB DS. Wrote the paper: DS.