The mitochondrial genome of Toxocara canis.
Aaron R Jex
D Timothy J Littlewood
Robin B Gasser
- Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,
(issn: 1935-2735, eissn: 1935-2735)
RC955-962 | Research Article | Biochemistry/Structural Genomics | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Genetics and Genomics/Genomics | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Infectious Diseases/Helminth Infections | Genetics and Genomics/Comparative Genomics
Toxocara canis (Ascaridida: Nematoda), which parasitizes (at the adult stage) the small intestine of canids, can be transmitted to a range of other mammals, including humans, and can cause the disease toxocariasis. Despite its significance as a pathogen, the genetics, e...