Scientists describe the transcriptomes of parasites that cause avian coccidiosis

By Fábio de Castro

Agência FAPESP – A group of researchers from the São Paulo University (USP) reported the transcriptomes of three important species of Eimeria, a parasite that causes avian coccidiosis—the most serious illness associated with avian production the world over. The transcriptome is the set of genes expressed by a cell, tissue or whole organism at a particular stage of development.

Source: FAPESP, January 25th, 2012
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