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fluke

noun accident, blunder, bungle, chance good fortune, chance happening, chance misfortune, chance occurrence, error, fortuity, lucky situation, miscalculation, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misreading, misunderstanding, once in a lifetime occurrence, random achievement, random luck, random mistake, random success, stroke of bad luck, stroke of misfortune
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With the blood fluke genome research, we have 300 million base pairs to study, and have 6-7 times more calculations in each step.
This blood fluke (magnified 550 times) causes diarrhea.
A chronic and debilitating disease caused by blood flukes, schistosomiasis kills 300,000 people each year, a death toll second only to malaria among parasitic diseases, and leaves more than 200 million people chronically ill.
CHGC implemented the first phase of blood fluke genomics sequencing using the new SGI(R) RASC(TM) Appliance and SGI InfiniteStorage 350 storage solution, installed in February.
A debilitating disease caused by blood flukes, schistosomiasis kills 300,000 people a year, a death toll second only to malaria among parasitic diseases, and leaves more than 200 million people chronically ill.
BBE has completed the development of an ECLIA reagent for testing blood fluke parasitic infection and has applied for SFDA registration.
SGI RASC Appliance for BioInformatics Featuring Mitrion Accelerated BLAST-n Fuels Blood Fluke Genomic Research for Early Disease Diagnosis and Drug Discovery
Professor Hoffmann said: "We are incredibly pleased that the Wellcome Trust has selected our team to develop these cutting-edge resources, which will revolutionise our ability to study and manipulate parasitic flatworms including blood flukes and tapeworms.