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Evidence for lateral gene transfer from salmonids to two Schistosome species

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Figure 1: Salmonid-specific transposon-like sequences are present in genomes of S. japonicum and S. mansoni but have a limited pattern of expression.


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Melamed, P., Chong, K. & Johansen, M. Evidence for lateral gene transfer from salmonids to two Schistosome species. Nat Genet 36, 786–787 (2004).

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