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Species Clonorchis sinensis
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Image Credit:
Sripa B., Kaewkes S., Sithithaworn P., Mairiang E., Laha T., et al. (2007). "Liver Fluke Induces Cholangiocarcinoma". PLoS Medicine 4(7): e201. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0040201. Cropped from the figure 2.

Common Name: Chinese Liver Fluke
Disease: Adult worms are mainly found in the gall bladder and bile ducts of the liver, causing inflammation and fibrosis of the adjacent tissues and eventually cholangiocarcinoma, a severe and fatal form of bile duct cancer(who.org).
External Collaborators: Please contact Makedonka Mitreva to establish a collaboration.
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
Citations: Clonorchis sinensis genome paper
TremaGene information: TremaGene gene count :13634
TremaBLAST database: TremaBlast
KEGG Associations: TremaPath
NCBI BioProject id: PRJNA33229

 
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