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The bandit, a New DNA Transposon from a Hookworm—Possible Horizontal Genetic Transfer between Host and Parasite

  • Thewarach Laha mail,

    thewa_la@kku.ac.th

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

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  • Alex Loukas,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Supatra Wattanasatitarpa,

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

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  • Jenjira Somprakhon,

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

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  • Nonglack Kewgrai,

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

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  • Paiboon Sithithaworn,

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

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  • Sasithorn Kaewkes,

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

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  • Makedonka Mitreva,

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Paul J. Brindley

    Affiliation: Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Published: September 27, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000035

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