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Pristionchus pacificus: an appropriate fondness for beetles

Srinivasan, Jagan and Sternberg, Paul W. (2008) Pristionchus pacificus: an appropriate fondness for beetles. Nature Genetics, 40 (10). pp. 1146-1147. ISSN 1061-4036.

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The nematode Pristionchus pacificus associates with one particular beetle and eats its rotting corpse. The report of the genome sequence of P. pacificus, the fifth nematode to be sequenced and a useful secondary nematode genetic model system, highlights genes that may have influenced the route to parasitism.

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Additional Information:© 2008 Nature Publishing Group.
Subject Keywords:nematodes; genome
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:23 Apr 2009 20:57
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