Nosema trichoplusiae is a synonym of Nosema bombycis based on the sequence of the small subunit ribosomal RNA coding region

Norman J. Pieniazek, Alexandre J. Da Silva, Susan B. Slemenda, Govinda S. Visvesvara, Timothy J. Kurtti, Chisa Yasunaga

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)316-317
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Invertebrate Pathology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1996

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Funding Information:
Alexandre J. da Silva was supported by a fellowship from Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) Pro-grama Rhae (Brazil). The authors thank Drs. Jiri Lom and Oleg Ditrich of the Institute of Parasitology (CAV, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic) for helpful suggestions and critical review of the manuscript and Ms. Mary Bartlett for editorial assistance. The use of trade names is for identification only and does not constitute endorsement by the Public Health Service or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Microspora
  • Microsporidia
  • Nosema
  • Nosema bombycis
  • Nosema trichoplusiae
  • Nosematidae
  • PCR
  • Small subunit ribosomal RNA
  • Taxonomy

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