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Highly conserved gene arrangement of the mitochondrial genomes of 23 Plasmodium species

April 12, 2011 - 14:05 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kenji Hikosaka, Yoh-ichi Watanabe, Fumie Kobayashi, Seiji Waki, Kiyoshi Kita, Kazuyuki Tanabe
Reference: 
Parasitology International, Volume 60, Issue 2, June 2011, Pages 175-180

In this study, we determined the arrangement of mt rRNA gene fragments in 23 Plasmodium species, including two newly determined mt genome sequences from P. gallinaceum and P. vinckei vinckei, as well as Leucocytozoon caulleryi, an outgroup of Plasmodium.

Open Access | Geographical origin of Plasmodium vivax in the Republic of Korea: haplotype network analysis based on the parasite's mitochondrial genome

June 29, 2010 - 09:54 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Iwagami M, Hwang S, Fukumoto M, Hayakawa T, Tanabe K, Kim S, Kho W, Kano S
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:184 (25 June 2010)

Although the direct introduction of the two P. vivax populations in South Korea were thought to have been from North Korea, the results of this analysis suggest the genealogical origin to be the two different populations in southern China.

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