Evidence of heterozygosity and recombinant alleles in single cysts of Giardia duodenalis

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Aguiar, Juliana Martins; Silva, Sheila Oliveira; Santos, Valdir Azevedo dos; Taniwaki, Sueli Akemi; Oliveira, Tricia Maria Ferreira de Sousa; Ferreira, Helena Lage; Keid, Lara Borges; Gregori, Fábio; Soares, Rodrigo Martins;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária
  • Subject: Giardia duodenalis | micromanipulation | heterozygosity | genetic recombination | cysts | micromanipulação | heterozigose | recombinação gênica | cistos

Abstract Giardia duodenalis is divided into eight assemblages (named A to H). Isolates of assemblage A are divided into four sub-assemblages (AI, AII, AIII and AIV). While isolates of sub-assemblage AII are almost exclusively detected in human hosts, isolates of assembl... View more
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