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Origin and evolution of a myxozoan worm.

Abstract:

Buddenbrockia plumatellae is an active, muscular, worm-shaped parasite of freshwater bryozoans. This rare and enigmatic animal has been assigned to the Myxozoa on the basis of 18S ribosomal DNA sequences and the presence of malacosporean spores. Here we report cloning of four homologous protein-coding genes from Buddenbrockia worms, the putatively conspecific sac-shaped parasite originally described as Tetracapsula bryozoides and the related sac-shaped parasite Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae, ...

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10.1093/icb/icm026

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Jiménez-Guri, E More by this author
Okamura, B More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Volume:
47
Issue:
5
Pages:
752-758
Publication date:
2007-11-05
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EISSN:
1557-7023
ISSN:
1540-7063
URN:
uuid:c9f80047-8db4-44c7-a8dc-59dae87eb631
Source identifiers:
204386
Local pid:
pubs:204386

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