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- Schatz, Michael C., et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 2015 v.86 pp. 1-7
- Ichthyophthirius multifiliis; NADH dehydrogenase; Paramecium tetraurelia; Tetrahymena thermophila; biochemical pathways; disease prevention; etiology; freshwater fish; genes; genetic variation; germ cells; hosts; mitochondria; nucleotide sequences; parasites; phylogeny; population structure; sexual reproduction; single nucleotide polymorphism; vaccines; United States
- ... Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is the etiologic agent of “white spot”, a commercially important disease of freshwater fish. As a parasitic ciliate, I. multifiliis infects numerous host species across a broad geographic range. Although Ichthyophthirius outbreaks are difficult to control, recent sequencing of the I. multifiliis genome has revealed a number of potential metabolic pathways for therapeut ...