Trematode genomics and proteomics

Sotillo, Javier, Pearson, Mark S., and Loukas, Alex (2019) Trematode genomics and proteomics. In: Toledo, Rafael, and Fried, Bernard, (eds.) Digenetic Trematodes. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 1154 . Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 411-436.

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Abstract

Trematode infections are among the most neglected tropical diseases despite their worldwide distribution and extraordinary ability to parasitise many different host species and host tissues. Furthermore, these parasites are of great socioeconomic, medical, veterinary and agricultural importance. During the last 10 years, there have been increasing efforts to overcome the lack of information on different “omic” resources such as proteomics and genomics. Herein, we focus on the recent advances in genomics and proteomics from trematodes of human importance, including liver, blood, intestinal and lung flukes. We also provide information on the latest technologies applied to study the biology of trematodes as well as on the resources available for the study of the molecular aspects of this group of helminths.

Item ID: 61906
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-3-030-18615-9
ISSN: 2214-8019
Keywords: Control, Diagnosis, Digenea, Genomics, Host–parasite relationships, Pathogenicity, Proteomics, Treatment, Trematode infection
Copyright Information: © Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
Date Deposited: 06 May 2020 01:37
FoR Codes: 32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3207 Medical microbiology > 320704 Medical parasitology @ 33%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3109 Zoology > 310913 Invertebrate biology @ 34%
32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3202 Clinical sciences > 320211 Infectious diseases @ 33%
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