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Table 3 Ion channels of parasitic flatworms described in the published literature and whether they were identified and classified correctly using our bioinformatic pipeline (MuSICC)

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

Name Protein ID Species Identified/characterised* Classified Key references
Shaker-related K+ channel SKv1.1 Schistosoma mansoni 1/1 1 [72]
P2X receptor SchP2X Schistosoma mansoni 3/3 3 [73]
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors ShAR2beta Schistosoma haematobium 2/1 2 [60]
Ca2+ channel beta subunits - Schistosoma mansoni 1/1 1 [74, 75]
Novel glutamate-gated chloride channel subunits SmGluCl Schistosoma mansoni 4/4 0 [61]
Acetylcholine-gated chloride channels SmACCs Schistosoma mansoni 3/2 0 [19]
ATP-sensitive potassium channel CsKir6.2 Clonorchis sinensis 0/1 0 [76]
Aquaporins OvAQP Opisthorchis viverrini 2/1 2 [77, 78]
  1. * Number of ion channels submitted to Swissprot (http://www.uniprot.org/) that are associated with the key references