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Ancylostoma ceylanicum

Taxonomy ID 53326

The nematode Ancylostoma ceylanicum, or mammalian hookworm, is a parasite that attaches to the intestine of animals - particularly humans and hamsters - causing anaemia in the host. It is a good model for studying human hookworms.

Genome Projects

There are 2 genome projects for Ancylostoma ceylanicum:

  • PRJNA231479: California Institute of Technology / Cornell University (Strain HY135)
  • PRJNA72583: Genome Institute at Washington University

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