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Open Access | High recombination rates and hotspots in a Plasmodium falciparum genetic cross

April 6, 2011 - 12:52 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Hongying Jiang, Na Li, Xin-zhuan Su, et al.
Reference: 
Genome Biology 2011, 12:R33

Here, we used a high-density tiling array to estimate the genetic recombination rate among 32 progeny of a P. falciparum genetic cross (7G8 x GB4). We detected 638 recombination events and constructed a high-resolution genetic map.

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Genetic diversity and recombination at the C-terminal fragment of the merozoite surface protein-1 of Plasmodium vivax (PvMSP-1) in Sri Lanka

December 20, 2010 - 09:06 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Sajani Dias, Shirley Longacre, Ananias A. Escalante, Preethi V. Udagama-Randeniya
Reference: 
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 145-156

Here we investigated the level of genetic diversity in the PvMSP-142 gene fragment in 95 single clone P. vivax infections in Sri Lanka.

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