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Trichuris muris

BioProject PRJEB126 | Data Source WormBase | Taxonomy ID 70415

About Trichuris muris

The nematode Trichuris muris, or murine whipworm, is a gastrointestinal parasite of mice which resides in the caecum and colon and has a direct oral faecal life cycle. It is a remarkably tractable model system for dissecting immune responses and host parasite relationships and is actively being investigated in a number of laboratories worldwide.

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