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- Iwamasa, Ayana, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Parasitology international 2016 v.65 no.6 pp. 785-791
- Blastocystis; DNA primers; electrophoresis; eukaryotic cells; feces; fungi; genes; humans; parasites; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal DNA; ribosomal RNA
- ... The genus Blastocystis is one of the most genetically diverse parasites. Blastocystis isolates from humans and animals have been classified into subtypes (STs) based on the phylogeny of the small subunit rRNA gene (SSU rDNA). Although human Blastocystis isolates are limited to STs 1–9, the identification of all 9 STs remains challenging due to the lack of specific primers for several STs. The sequ ...