Species page : Ancylostoma caninum

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Species Ancylostoma caninum

photo courtesy of Eisenback and Zunke:
Image: Anterior end of adult Ancylostoma caninum.

Common Name: Dog Hookworm
Clade: Clade V
Disease: Hookworms attach to capillary beds in the small intestine of a host where they suck blood resulting in anemia. The dog hookworm can be used as a disease model for the human hookworm.
Animal parasite.
Libraries: Library links
Available cDNAs:
Sanger ESTs:   9286 reads   5484 contigs   nucleotide link   protein link
454 cDNAs:   1482485 reads   23388 isotigs  nucleotide link
Available WGS:
Sanger ESTs:   94429
454 cDNAs:   3178335
Illumina:   23422314
Sequencing: The Washington University Nematode EST Project, The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
External Collaborators: John Hawdon, George Washington University, Washington DC.
Prema Arasu, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
NemaBLAST database: BLAST vs. reads grouped by library
BLAST vs. transcript contigs & genes
Codon usage table: Codon Usage table
NemFam database: NemFam search
Nemabrowser gene annotations: NemaBrowse
GO Associations: GO Associations
KEGG Associations: NemaPath
Nematode Alternative Splicing: Alternative Splicing data
Assembly data availability: cDNA assembly available
NCBI BioProject id: PRJNA72585
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