Species page : Toxocara canis

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Species Toxocara canis
Common Name: large roundworm of dogs
Clade: Clade III
Disease: Toxocariasis is an intestinal disease of dogs (T. canis) and cats (T. cati). Toxocara can also cross into humans causing the zoonotic diseases ocular larval migrans and aisceral larval migrans.
Libraries: Library links
Available cDNAs:
Sanger ESTs:   4902 reads   2082 contigs   nucleotide link   protein link
Sequencing: Initial ESTs completed by Rick Maizels, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. The Washington University Nematode EST Project, The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
External Collaborators: Prema Arasu North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
NemaGene information: NemaGene gene count :20,269
NemaBLAST database: BLAST vs. reads grouped by library
BLAST vs. transcript contigs & genes
NemFam database: NemFam search
GO Associations: GO Associations
KEGG Associations: NemaPath
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