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The genome and transcriptome of Haemonchus contortus, a key model parasite for drug and vaccine discovery

Roz Laing1, Taisei Kikuchi23, Axel Martinelli2, Isheng J Tsai23, Robin N Beech4, Elizabeth Redman5, Nancy Holroyd2, David J Bartley6, Helen Beasley2, Collette Britton1, David Curran7, Eileen Devaney1, Aude Gilabert7, Martin Hunt2, Frank Jackson6, Stephanie L Johnston1, Ivan Kryukov7, Keyu Li7, Alison A Morrison6, Adam J Reid2, Neil Sargison8, Gary I Saunders12, James D Wasmuth7, Adrian Wolstenholme9, Matthew Berriman2, John S Gilleard5* and James A Cotton2*

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1 Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 464 Bearsden Road, Glasgow, Scotland, G61 1QH, UK

2 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK

3 Division of Parasitology, Department of Infectious Disease, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, 889-1692 Japan

4 Institute of Parasitology, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, 21,111 Lakeshore Road, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Québec, Canada H9X 3V9

5 Department of Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4

6 Disease Control, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 0PZ, UK

7 Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4

8 Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, Scotland, UK

9 Department of Infectious Diseases and Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Disease, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA

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Genome Biology 2013, 14:R88  doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-8-r88

Published: 28 August 2013

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