About Schistosoma intercalatum
Schistosoma intercalatum is a parasitic flatworm that infects humans and causes intestinal schistosomiasis. The parasite is found in parts of western and central Africa. It has a complex life cycle, with freshwater snails acting as intermediate hosts and humans as definitive hosts.
There is 1 alternative strain from this genome project for Schistosoma intercalatum available in WormBase ParaSite: tdSchInte1.1
Genome Assembly & Annotation
Gene finding employed a customized pipeline that integrated RNA-Seq, Iso-Seq and homology data. Berger, D. (2021). Comparative and population genomic analyses of the parasitic blood flukes (Doctoral thesis).
|Data Source||Wellcome Sanger Institute|
This widget has been derived from the assembly-stats code developed by the Lepbase project at the University of Edinburgh