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Comparative and Functional Genomics
Volume 2, Issue 4, Pages 257-262
Meeting Review

Royal Society Discussion Meeting: Utilising the Genome Sequence of Parasitic Protozoa

The Sanger Centre, Welcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, UK

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Protozoan parasites cause some of the world’s most important diseases. Genome sequencing information is rapidly being acquired and combined with new developments in functional genome analysis to transform our understanding of parasites, and to enable new approaches to combating the diseases they cause.