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Parasite genetics, genomics and proteomics

Subject Editor
Xing-Quan Zhu, Shanxi Agricultural University, China

Associate Editors
Stephen R. Doyle, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK
Javier Sotillo-Gallego, National Centre for Microbiology, Spain
 

The Parasite genetics, genomics and proteomics section publishes studies applying platform technologies to the innovation of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines for parasitic diseases.

  1. Nematodes of the family Cosmocercidae (Ascaridomorpha: Cosmocercoidea) are mainly parasitic in the digestive tract of various amphibians and reptiles worldwide. However, our knowledge of the molecular phylogen...

    Authors: Hui-Xia Chen, Xiao-Hong Gu, Xue-Feng Ni and Liang Li

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:165

    Content type: Research

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  2. Entamoeba species harbored by humans have different degrees of pathogenicity. The present study explores the intra- and interspecific diversity, phylogenetic relationships, prevalence and distribution of tetra- a...

    Authors: Deiviane Aparecida Calegar, Kerla Joeline Lima Monteiro, Polyanna Araújo Alves Bacelar, Brenda Bulsara Costa Evangelista, Mayron Morais Almeida, Jéssica Pereira dos Santos, Márcio Neves Boia, Beatriz Coronato-Nunes, Lauren Hubert Jaeger and Filipe Anibal Carvalho-Costa

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:160

    Content type: Research

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  3. The NF-κB signalling pathway has been reported to be related to liver fibrosis, and we investigated whether the NF-κB signalling pathway is involved in liver fibrosis caused by secreted phospholipase A2 of Clonor...

    Authors: Yin-Juan Wu, Qing He, Mei Shang, Ying-Xuan Yin, Ye Li, Xue Du and Xue-Rong Li

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:152

    Content type: Research

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  4. Excretory-secretory (ES) products are crucial in maintaining helminths in the host. Consequently, the proteins of ES are potential vaccine molecules and potential therapeutic agents for autoimmune diseases. Helig...

    Authors: Marta Maruszewska-Cheruiyot, Ludmiła Szewczak, Katarzyna Krawczak-Wójcik, Magdalena Głaczyńska and Katarzyna Donskow-Łysoniewska

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:106

    Content type: Research

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  5. Small non-coding RNAs play critical regulatory roles in post-transcription. However, their characteristics in Trichomonas vaginalis, the causative agent of human sexually transmitted trichomoniasis, still remain ...

    Authors: Zhen-Sheng Wang, Hong-Chang Zhou, Chun-Yan Wei, Zhi-Hua Wang, Xiao Hao, Lian-Hui Zhang, Jing-Zhong Li, Zeng-Lei Wang and Heng Wang

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:87

    Content type: Research

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  6. Cryptosporidiosis is a gastrointestinal disease with global distribution. It has been a reportable disease in Canada since 2000; however, routine molecular surveillance is not conducted. Therefore, sources of ...

    Authors: Rebecca A. Guy, Christine A. Yanta, Pia K. Muchaal, Marisa A. Rankin, Karine Thivierge, Rachel Lau and Andrea K. Boggild

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:69

    Content type: Research

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  7. The waterborne pathogens Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis, Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Cyclospora cayetanensis can cause intestinal diseases in humans. An understanding of their occurrence and transport i...

    Authors: Yingying Fan, Xinrui Wang, Ruohong Yang, Wentao Zhao, Na Li, Yaqiong Guo, Lihua Xiao and Yaoyu Feng

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:66

    Content type: Research

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  8. Babesia is a protozoan parasite that infects red blood cells in some vertebrates. Some species of Babesia can induce zoonoses and cause considerable harm. As the largest immune organ in mammals, the spleen plays ...

    Authors: Xiaomin Xue, Shuguang Ren, Xiaohong Yang, Abolfazl Masoudi, Yuhong Hu, Xiaoshuang Wang, Hongxia Li, Xiaojing Zhang, Minjing Wang, Hui Wang and Jingze Liu

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:61

    Content type: Research

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  9. Blastocystis sp. is an anaerobic protozoan that parasitizes many animal hosts and the human gastrointestinal tract, and its pathogenicity is controversial. Captive wildlife may be potential reservoirs for human i...

    Authors: Lei Deng, Jingxin Yao, Shanyu Chen, Tingmei He, Yijun Chai, Ziyao Zhou, Xiaogang Shi, Haifeng Liu, Zhijun Zhong, Hualin Fu and Guangneng Peng

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:11

    Content type: Research

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