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Malaria in the 'Omics Era'.

Pegoraro, M and Weedall, GD (2021) Malaria in the 'Omics Era'. Genes, 12 (6). ISSN 2073-4425

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Abstract

Genomics has revolutionised the study of the biology of parasitic diseases. The first Eukaryotic parasite to have its genome sequenced was the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Since then, Plasmodium genomics has continued to lead the way in the study of the genome biology of parasites, both in breadth-the number of Plasmodium species' genomes sequenced-and in depth-massive-scale genome re-sequencing of several key species. Here, we review some of the insights into the biology, evolution and population genetics of Plasmodium gained from genome sequencing, and look at potential new avenues in the future genome-scale study of its biology.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0604 Genetics
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Q Science > QR Microbiology
Divisions: Biological & Environmental Sciences (new Sep 19)
Publisher: MDPI
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Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2021 09:43
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2021 09:45
DOI or Identification number: 10.3390/genes12060843
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15106

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