Focus on Parasite Papers

For the upcoming WS246 release, a set of new papers have been added to the WormBase database. Some papers of interest to the parasite community are shown below.

Coles GC, Bauer C, Borgsteede FH, Geerts S, Klei TR, Taylor MA, Waller PJ. World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (W.A.A.V.P.) methods for the detection of anthelmintic resistance in nematodes of veterinary importance. Vet Parasitol. 1992 Sep;44(1-2):35-44.

linked genes: Bma-pdi-2
ParaSite: Bma-pdi-2

Wiśniewski M, Lapiński M, Zdziarska A, Długosz E, Bąska P. Molecular cloning and analysis of Ancylostoma ceylanicum glutamate-cysteine ligase. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2014 Aug;196(1):12-20.

linked genes: Bma-gcs-1 Acey_s0084.g1747
ParaSite: (there are two alternative assemblies on ParaSite for A.ceylanicum) Acey_s0084.g1747 ANCCEY_09480 Bma-gcs-1

Jawaharlal JP, Madhumathi J, Prince RP, Kaliraj P. Repeat region of Brugia malayi sheath protein (Shp-1) carries Dominant B epitopes recognized in filarial endemic population. Acta Parasitol. 2014 Sep;59(3):454-8.

linked genes: Bma-shp-1
ParaSite: Bma-shp-1

WormMart is under redevelopment

We know that several of our users have had problems using WormMart.  We would like to alert users to the fact that WormMart is under redevelopment, some data-sets are  unavailable and there are bugs in the tool that we know of and are actively working on.  Developers aim to build a new release before the end of the year.  We are sorry for this inconvenience.