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Table 1 Salient information on parasites chosen for the present study

From: Pipeline for the identification and classification of ion channels in parasitic flatworms

Class/Family Species Disease Key references
Trematoda    
 Opisthorchiidae (liver fluke) Opisthorchis viverrini Opisthorchiasis; cholangiocarcinoma [27, 34]
  Clonorchis sinensis Clonorchiasis; cholangiocarcinoma [62, 63]
 Schistosomatidae (blood fluke) Schistosoma haematobium Urogenital schistosomiasis; squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder [64, 65]
  Schistosoma japonicum Hepatointestinal schistosomiasis [66, 67]
  Schistosoma mansoni Hepatointestinal schistosomiasis [6870]
Cestoda    
 (Taeniidae) Echinococcus granulosus Cystic echinococcosis or hydatidosis [28, 71]
  Echinococcus multilocularis Alveolar echinococcosis or hydatidosis [28, 71]
  Taenia solium Cysticercosis [29, 71]