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Species Ancylostoma duodenale
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Image: Anterior of Ancylostoma duodenale
Image courtesy:http://parasito.montpellier-wired.com/nemato/ancylostoma_duodenale.jpg

Common Name: Human Hookworm
Clade: Clade V
Disease: Hookworms attach to capillary beds in the small intestine of a host where they suck blood resulting in anemia. Hookworms (A. duodenale & N. americanus) are a major cause of chronic anemia and growth stunting in children worldwide, particularly in the tropics. An estimated 1.28 billion people are infected.
Human parasite.
Sequencing: The Washington University Nematode EST Project, The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
External Collaborators: Please contact Makedonka Mitreva to establish a collaboration.
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
Nemabrowser gene annotations: NemaBrowse
KEGG Associations: NemaPath
NCBI BioProject id: PRJNA72581

 
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