Genetic code cracked for worldwide dog and human parasite

Updated May 24 2018 - 8:45pm, first published February 9 2015 - 4:54am
Parasitic worm code cracked.
Parasitic worm code cracked.

For the first time, scientists have sequenced the genetic code of Toxocara canis, a roundworm that causes disease in humans and animals, which paves the way for new drugs, vaccines and diagnostic tests.

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