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SchistoDB: an updated genome resource for the three key schistosomes of humans

Adhemar Zerlotini, Eric R. G. R. Aguiar, Fudong Yu, Huayong Xu, Yixue Li, Neil D. Young, Robin B. Gasser, Anna V. Protasio, Matthew Berriman, David S. Roos, Jessica C. Kissinger, Guilherme Oliveira
2012 Nucleic Acids Research  
The new release of SchistoDB ( provides a rich resource of genomic data for key blood flukes (genus Schistosoma) which cause disease in hundreds of millions of people worldwide.  ...  SchistoDB integrates whole-genome sequence and annotation of three species of the genus and provides enhanced bioinformatics analyses and data-mining tools.  ...  National Human Genome Center for providing the genome assembly and annotation.  ... 
doi:10.1093/nar/gks1087 pmid:23161692 pmcid:PMC3531198 fatcat:zypt6isf6vatziutlqmrfdinn4

The NIH-NIAID Schistosomiasis Resource Center at the Biomedical Research Institute: Molecular Redux

James J. Cody, Wannaporn Ittiprasert, André N. Miller, Lucie Henein, Margaret M. Mentink-Kane, Michael H. Hsieh, Jennifer Keiser
2016 PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases  
three main human schistosome parasites.  ...  This review provides an overview of the materials and services that are available at the SRC for schistosomiasis researchers, with a focus on updates that have occurred since the original overview in 2008  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Dr. Matty Knight for her helpful discussions on the history of the SRC and Kelson Bruce (BEI Resources) for help compiling data on reagent requests.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005022 pmid:27764112 pmcid:PMC5072641 fatcat:7fag3vpkcffatcy4ledhjnz2hq

Population genomic analyses of schistosome parasites highlight critical challenges facing end-game elimination efforts [article]

Jonathan A Shortt, Laura E Timm, Nicole R Hales, Zachary L Nikolakis, Drew R Schield, Blair W Perry, Yang Liu, Bo Zhong, Todd A Castoe, Elizabeth J Carlton, David D Pollock
2020 bioRxiv   pre-print
At the individual host level, genetic evidence indicates that multiple humans retain infections following referral for treatment.  ...  To determine the causes of this persistence, we performed reduced representation genome sequencing on Schistosoma japonicum miracidia collected across multiple years from transmission hotspots in Sichuan  ...  Stacks: An analysis tool set for population genomics. Mol. Ecol. 22, 3124-3140 (2013). 24. Zerlotini, A. et al. SchistoDB: An updated genome resource for the three key schistosomes of humans.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.04.30.070656 fatcat:ffhmrqmxgbarlnfxfr5l7meh7q

Inferences on the biochemical and environmental regulation of universal stress proteins from Schistosomiasis parasites

Raphael Isokpehi, Mahmud, Awofolu, Mbah
2013 Advances and Applications in Bioinformatics and Chemistry  
Based on the consistency and completeness of sequence annotation, we prioritized for further research the gene for a 184-amino-acid-long USP that is present in the genomes of the three human-infecting  ...  Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma mansoni, and Schistosoma japonicum are the three major species infecting humans.  ...  Acknowledgments Disclosure The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work.  ... 
doi:10.2147/aabc.s37191 pmid:23696708 pmcid:PMC3656623 fatcat:zzisbdmfgzhwjfbdinj7ascxke