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Professor Mark Lyon Blaxter

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    1. Risse J, Thomson M, Patrick S, Blakely G, Koutsovoulos G, Blaxter M, Watson M. A single chromosome assembly of Bacteroides fragilis strain BE1 from Illumina and MinION nanopore sequencing data. Gigascience. 2015; 4:60. PMID: 26640692.
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    2. Comandatore F, Cordaux R, Bandi C, Blaxter M, Darby A, Makepeace BL, Montagna M, Sassera D. Supergroup C Wolbachia, mutualist symbionts of filarial nematodes, have a distinct genome structure. Open Biol. 2015 Dec; 5(12):150099. PMID: 26631376.
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    3. Küpper C, Stocks M, Risse JE, Dos Remedios N, Farrell LL, McRae SB, Morgan TC, Karlionova N, Pinchuk P, Verkuil YI, Kitaysky AS, Wingfield JC, Piersma T, Zeng K, Slate J, Blaxter M, Lank DB, Burke T. A supergene determines highly divergent male reproductive morphs in the ruff. Nat Genet. 2016 Jan; 48(1):79-83. PMID: 26569125.
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    4. Cook N, Trivedi U, Pannebakker BA, Blaxter M, Ritchie MG, Tauber E, Sneddon T, Shuker DM. Oviposition but Not Sex Allocation Is Associated with Transcriptomic Changes in Females of the Parasitoid Wasp Nasonia vitripennis. G3 (Bethesda). 2015 Oct 28; 5(12):2885-92. PMID: 26511500.
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    5. Buck AH, Coakley G, Simbari F, McSorley HJ, Quintana JF, Le Bihan T, Kumar S, Abreu-Goodger C, Lear M, Harcus Y, Ceroni A, Babayan SA, Blaxter M, Ivens A, Maizels RM. Erratum: Exosomes secreted by nematode parasites transfer small RNAs to mammalian cells and modulate innate immunity. Nat Commun. 2015 Oct 22; 6:8772. PMID: 26490107.
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    6. Szitenberg A, John M, Blaxter ML, Lunt DH. ReproPhylo: An Environment for Reproducible Phylogenomics. PLoS Comput Biol. 2015 Sep; 11(9):e1004447. PMID: 26335558.
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    7. Gierlinski M, Cole C, Schofield P, Schurch NJ, Sherstnev A, Singh V, Wrobel N, Gharbi K, Simpson G, Owen-Hughes T, Blaxter M, Barton GJ. Statistical models for RNA-seq data derived from a two-condition 48-replicate experiment. Bioinformatics. 2015 Nov 15; 31(22):3625-30. PMID: 26206307.
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    8. Sadd BM, Barribeau SM, Bloch G, de Graaf DC, Dearden P, Elsik CG, Gadau J, Grimmelikhuijzen CJ, Hasselmann M, Lozier JD, Robertson HM, Smagghe G, Stolle E, Van Vaerenbergh M, Waterhouse RM, Bornberg-Bauer E, Klasberg S, Bennett AK, Câmara F, Guigó R, Hoff K, Mariotti M, Munoz-Torres M, Murphy T, Santesmasses D, Amdam GV, Beckers M, Beye M, Biewer M, Bitondi MM, Blaxter ML, Bourke AF, Brown MJ, Buechel SD, Cameron R, Cappelle K, Carolan JC, Christiaens O, Ciborowski KL, Clarke DF, Colgan TJ, Collins DH, Cridge AG, Dalmay T, Dreier S, du Plessis L, Duncan E, Erler S, Evans J, Falcon T, Flores K, Freitas FC, Fuchikawa T, Gempe T, Hartfelder K, Hauser F, Helbing S, Humann FC, Irvine F, Jermiin LS, Johnson CE, Johnson RM, Jones AK, Kadowaki T, Kidner JH, Koch V, Köhler A, Kraus FB, Lattorff HM, Leask M, Lockett GA, Mallon EB, Antonio DS, Marxer M, Meeus I, Moritz RF, Nair A, Näpflin K, Nissen I, Niu J, Nunes FM, Oakeshott JG, Osborne A, Otte M, Pinheiro DG, Rossié N, Rueppell O, Santos CG, Schmid-Hempel R, Schmitt BD, Schulte C, Simões ZL, Soares MP, Swevers L, Winnebeck EC, Wolschin F, Yu N, Zdobnov EM, Aqrawi PK, Blankenburg KP, Coyle M, Francisco L, Hernandez AG, Holder M, Hudson ME, Jackson L, Jayaseelan J, Joshi V, Kovar C, Lee SL, Mata R, Mathew T, Newsham IF, Ngo R, Okwuonu G, Pham C, Pu LL, Saada N, Santibanez J, Simmons D, Thornton R, Venkat A, Walden KK, Wu YQ, Debyser G, Devreese B, Asher C, Blommaert J, Chipman AD, Chittka L, Fouks B, Liu J, O'Neill MP, Sumner S, Puiu D, Qu J, Salzberg SL, Scherer SE, Muzny DM, Richards S, Robinson GE, Gibbs RA, Schmid-Hempel P, Worley KC. The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization. Genome Biol. 2015 Apr 24; 16:76. PMID: 25908251.
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    9. Sarkies P, Selkirk ME, Jones JT, Blok V, Boothby T, Goldstein B, Hanelt B, Ardila-Garcia A, Fast NM, Schiffer PM, Kraus C, Taylor MJ, Koutsovoulos G, Blaxter ML, Miska EA. Ancient and novel small RNA pathways compensate for the loss of piRNAs in multiple independent nematode lineages. PLoS Biol. 2015 Feb; 13(2):e1002061. PMID: 25668728.
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    10. Quintana JF, Makepeace BL, Babayan SA, Ivens A, Pfarr KM, Blaxter M, Debrah A, Wanji S, Ngangyung HF, Bah GS, Tanya VN, Taylor DW, Hoerauf A, Buck AH. Extracellular Onchocerca-derived small RNAs in host nodules and blood. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Jan 27; 8:58. PMID: 25623184.
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    11. Heitlinger E, Taraschewski H, Weclawski U, Gharbi K, Blaxter M. Transcriptome analyses of Anguillicola crassus from native and novel hosts. PeerJ. 2014; 2:e684. PMID: 25469324.
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    12. Buck AH, Coakley G, Simbari F, McSorley HJ, Quintana JF, Le Bihan T, Kumar S, Abreu-Goodger C, Lear M, Harcus Y, Ceroni A, Babayan SA, Blaxter M, Ivens A, Maizels RM. Exosomes secreted by nematode parasites transfer small RNAs to mammalian cells and modulate innate immunity. Nat Commun. 2014 Nov 25; 5:5488. PMID: 25421927.
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    13. Szitenberg A, Koutsovoulos G, Blaxter ML, Lunt DH. The evolution of tyrosine-recombinase elements in Nematoda. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e106630. PMID: 25197791.
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    14. Watson M, Thomson M, Risse J, Talbot R, Santoyo-Lopez J, Gharbi K, Blaxter M. poRe: an R package for the visualization and analysis of nanopore sequencing data. Bioinformatics. 2015 Jan 01; 31(1):114-5. PMID: 25173419.
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    15. Blaxter M, Koutsovoulos G. The evolution of parasitism in Nematoda. Parasitology. 2015 Feb; 142 Suppl 1:S26-39. PMID: 24963797.
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    16. Armstrong SD, Babayan SA, Lhermitte-Vallarino N, Gray N, Xia D, Martin C, Kumar S, Taylor DW, Blaxter ML, Wastling JM, Makepeace BL. Comparative analysis of the secretome from a model filarial nematode (Litomosoides sigmodontis) reveals maximal diversity in gravid female parasites. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2014 Oct; 13(10):2527-44. PMID: 24958169.
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    17. Koutsovoulos G, Makepeace B, Tanya VN, Blaxter M. Palaeosymbiosis revealed by genomic fossils of Wolbachia in a strongyloidean nematode. PLoS Genet. 2014 Jun; 10(6):e1004397. PMID: 24901418.
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    18. Trivedi UH, Cézard T, Bridgett S, Montazam A, Nichols J, Blaxter M, Gharbi K. Quality control of next-generation sequencing data without a reference. Front Genet. 2014; 5:111. PMID: 24834071.
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    19. Lunt DH, Kumar S, Koutsovoulos G, Blaxter ML. The complex hybrid origins of the root knot nematodes revealed through comparative genomics. PeerJ. 2014; 2:e356. PMID: 24860695.
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    20. Morgan MJ, Bass D, Bik H, Birky CW, Blaxter M, Crisp MD, Derycke S, Fitch D, Fontaneto D, Hardy CM, King AJ, Kiontke KC, Moens T, Pawlowski JW, Porazinska D, Tang CQ, Thomas WK, Yeates DK, Creer S. A critique of Rossberg et al.: Noise obscures the genetic signal of meiobiotal ecospecies in ecogenomic datasets. Proc Biol Sci. 2014 May 22; 281(1783):20133076. PMID: 24671969.
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    21. Blaxter M. Development: the maternal-zygotic transition revisited. Curr Biol. 2014 Jan 20; 24(2):R72-5. PMID: 24456979.
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    22. Liu MM, Davey JW, Jackson DJ, Blaxter ML, Davison A. A conserved set of maternal genes? Insights from a molluscan transcriptome. Int J Dev Biol. 2014; 58(6-8):501-11. PMID: 25690965.
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    23. Schiffer PH, Kroiher M, Kraus C, Koutsovoulos GD, Kumar S, Camps JI, Nsah NA, Stappert D, Morris K, Heger P, Altmüller J, Frommolt P, Nürnberg P, Thomas WK, Blaxter ML, Schierenberg E. The genome of Romanomermis culicivorax: revealing fundamental changes in the core developmental genetic toolkit in Nematoda. BMC Genomics. 2013 Dec 27; 14:923. PMID: 24373391.
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    24. Kumar S, Jones M, Koutsovoulos G, Clarke M, Blaxter M. Blobology: exploring raw genome data for contaminants, symbionts and parasites using taxon-annotated GC-coverage plots. Front Genet. 2013; 4:237. PMID: 24348509.
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    25. Jones M, Blaxter M. afterParty: turning raw transcriptomes into permanent resources. BMC Bioinformatics. 2013 Oct 07; 14:301. PMID: 24093729.
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    26. Martin SH, Dasmahapatra KK, Nadeau NJ, Salazar C, Walters JR, Simpson F, Blaxter M, Manica A, Mallet J, Jiggins CD. Genome-wide evidence for speciation with gene flow in Heliconius butterflies. Genome Res. 2013 Nov; 23(11):1817-28. PMID: 24045163.
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    27. Liu MM, Davey JW, Banerjee R, Han J, Yang F, Aboobaker A, Blaxter ML, Davison A. Fine mapping of the pond snail left-right asymmetry (chirality) locus using RAD-Seq and fibre-FISH. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e71067. PMID: 23951082.
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    28. Elsworth B, Jones M, Blaxter M. Badger--an accessible genome exploration environment. Bioinformatics. 2013 Nov 01; 29(21):2788-9. PMID: 23940251.
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    29. Buck AH, Blaxter M. Functional diversification of Argonautes in nematodes: an expanding universe. Biochem Soc Trans. 2013 Aug; 41(4):881-6. PMID: 23863149.
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    30. Pannebakker BA, Trivedi U, Blaxter ML, Blaxter MA, Watt R, Shuker DM. The transcriptomic basis of oviposition behaviour in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e68608. PMID: 23894324.
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    31. Richards PM, Liu MM, Lowe N, Davey JW, Blaxter ML, Davison A. RAD-Seq derived markers flank the shell colour and banding loci of the Cepaea nemoralis supergene. Mol Ecol. 2013 Jun; 22(11):3077-89. PMID: 23496771.
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    32. Heitlinger E, Bridgett S, Montazam A, Taraschewski H, Blaxter M. The transcriptome of the invasive eel swimbladder nematode parasite Anguillicola crassus. BMC Genomics. 2013 Feb 08; 14:87. PMID: 23394720.
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    33. Rota-Stabelli O, Blaxter M, Anfora G. Drosophila suzukii. Curr Biol. 2013 Jan 07; 23(1):R8-9. PMID: 23305672.
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    34. Ometto L, Cestaro A, Ramasamy S, Grassi A, Revadi S, Siozios S, Moretto M, Fontana P, Varotto C, Pisani D, Dekker T, Wrobel N, Viola R, Pertot I, Cavalieri D, Blaxter M, Anfora G, Rota-Stabelli O. Linking genomics and ecology to investigate the complex evolution of an invasive Drosophila pest. Genome Biol Evol. 2013; 5(4):745-57. PMID: 23501831.
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    35. Comandatore F, Sassera D, Montagna M, Kumar S, Koutsovoulos G, Thomas G, Repton C, Babayan SA, Gray N, Cordaux R, Darby A, Makepeace B, Blaxter M. Phylogenomics and analysis of shared genes suggest a single transition to mutualism in Wolbachia of nematodes. Genome Biol Evol. 2013; 5(9):1668-74. PMID: 23960254.
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    36. Parkinson J, Wasmuth JD, Salinas G, Bizarro CV, Sanford C, Berriman M, Ferreira HB, Zaha A, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM, Fernández C. A transcriptomic analysis of Echinococcus granulosus larval stages: implications for parasite biology and host adaptation. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(11):e1897. PMID: 23209850.
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    37. Wang J, Mitreva M, Berriman M, Thorne A, Magrini V, Koutsovoulos G, Kumar S, Blaxter ML, Davis RE. Silencing of germline-expressed genes by DNA elimination in somatic cells. Dev Cell. 2012 Nov 13; 23(5):1072-80. PMID: 23123092.
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    38. Davey JW, Cezard T, Fuentes-Utrilla P, Eland C, Gharbi K, Blaxter ML. Special features of RAD Sequencing data: implications for genotyping. Mol Ecol. 2013 Jun; 22(11):3151-64. PMID: 23110438.
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    39. Thomas GD, Rückerl D, Maskrey BH, Whitfield PD, Blaxter ML, Allen JE. The biology of nematode- and IL4Ra-dependent murine macrophage polarization in vivo as defined by RNA-Seq and targeted lipidomics. Blood. 2012 Dec 13; 120(25):e93-e104. PMID: 23074280.
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    40. Nadeau NJ, Martin SH, Kozak KM, Salazar C, Dasmahapatra KK, Davey JW, Baxter SW, Blaxter ML, Mallet J, Jiggins CD. Genome-wide patterns of divergence and gene flow across a butterfly radiation. Mol Ecol. 2013 Feb; 22(3):814-26. PMID: 22924870.
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    41. Darby AC, Armstrong SD, Bah GS, Kaur G, Hughes MA, Kay SM, Koldkjær P, Rainbow L, Radford AD, Blaxter ML, Tanya VN, Trees AJ, Cordaux R, Wastling JM, Makepeace BL. Analysis of gene expression from the Wolbachia genome of a filarial nematode supports both metabolic and defensive roles within the symbiosis. Genome Res. 2012 Dec; 22(12):2467-77. PMID: 22919073.
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    42. Godel C, Kumar S, Koutsovoulos G, Ludin P, Nilsson D, Comandatore F, Wrobel N, Thompson M, Schmid CD, Goto S, Bringaud F, Wolstenholme A, Bandi C, Epe C, Kaminsky R, Blaxter M, Mäser P. The genome of the heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, reveals drug and vaccine targets. FASEB J. 2012 Nov; 26(11):4650-61. PMID: 22889830.
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    43. Blaxter M, Denver DR. The worm in the world and the world in the worm. BMC Biol. 2012 Jun 25; 10:57. PMID: 22731915.
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    44. Houston RD, Davey JW, Bishop SC, Lowe NR, Mota-Velasco JC, Hamilton A, Guy DR, Tinch AE, Thomson ML, Blaxter ML, Gharbi K, Bron JE, Taggart JB. Characterisation of QTL-linked and genome-wide restriction site-associated DNA (RAD) markers in farmed Atlantic salmon. BMC Genomics. 2012 Jun 15; 13:244. PMID: 22702806.
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    45. Laetsch DR, Heitlinger EG, Taraschewski H, Nadler SA, Blaxter ML. The phylogenetics of Anguillicolidae (Nematoda: Anguillicoloidea), swimbladder parasites of eels. BMC Evol Biol. 2012 May 04; 12:60. PMID: 22559142.
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    46. Kinga Modrzynska K, Creasey A, Loewe L, Cezard T, Trindade Borges S, Martinelli A, Rodrigues L, Cravo P, Blaxter M, Carter R, Hunt P. Quantitative genome re-sequencing defines multiple mutations conferring chloroquine resistance in rodent malaria. BMC Genomics. 2012 Mar 21; 13:106. PMID: 22435897.
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    47. Nadeau NJ, Whibley A, Jones RT, Davey JW, Dasmahapatra KK, Baxter SW, Quail MA, Joron M, ffrench-Constant RH, Blaxter ML, Mallet J, Jiggins CD. Genomic islands of divergence in hybridizing Heliconius butterflies identified by large-scale targeted sequencing. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2012 Feb 05; 367(1587):343-53. PMID: 22201164.
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    48. Blaxter M, Kumar S, Kaur G, Koutsovoulos G, Elsworth B. Genomics and transcriptomics across the diversity of the Nematoda. Parasite Immunol. 2012 Feb-Mar; 34(2-3):108-20. PMID: 22044053.
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    49. Tyson T, O'Mahony Zamora G, Wong S, Skelton M, Daly B, Jones JT, Mulvihill ED, Elsworth B, Phillips M, Blaxter M, Burnell AM. A molecular analysis of desiccation tolerance mechanisms in the anhydrobiotic nematode Panagrolaimus superbus using expressed sequenced tags. BMC Res Notes. 2012 Jan 26; 5:68. PMID: 22281184.
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    50. Kumar S, Koutsovoulos G, Kaur G, Blaxter M. Toward 959 nematode genomes. Worm. 2012 Jan 01; 1(1):42-50. PMID: 24058822.
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    51. Colgan TJ, Carolan JC, Bridgett SJ, Sumner S, Blaxter ML, Brown MJ. Polyphenism in social insects: insights from a transcriptome-wide analysis of gene expression in the life stages of the key pollinator, Bombus terrestris. BMC Genomics. 2011 Dec 20; 12:623. PMID: 22185240.
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    52. Kumar S, Schiffer PH, Blaxter M. 959 Nematode Genomes: a semantic wiki for coordinating sequencing projects. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan; 40(Database issue):D1295-300. PMID: 22058131.
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    53. Hewitson JP, Harcus Y, Murray J, van Agtmaal M, Filbey KJ, Grainger JR, Bridgett S, Blaxter ML, Ashton PD, Ashford DA, Curwen RS, Wilson RA, Dowle AA, Maizels RM. Proteomic analysis of secretory products from the model gastrointestinal nematode Heligmosomoides polygyrus reveals dominance of venom allergen-like (VAL) proteins. J Proteomics. 2011 Aug 24; 74(9):1573-94. PMID: 21722761.
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    54. Davey JW, Hohenlohe PA, Etter PD, Boone JQ, Catchen JM, Blaxter ML. Genome-wide genetic marker discovery and genotyping using next-generation sequencing. Nat Rev Genet. 2011 Jun 17; 12(7):499-510. PMID: 21681211.
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    55. Baxter SW, Davey JW, Johnston JS, Shelton AM, Heckel DG, Jiggins CD, Blaxter ML. Linkage mapping and comparative genomics using next-generation RAD sequencing of a non-model organism. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 26; 6(4):e19315. PMID: 21541297.
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    56. Jones M, Ghoorah A, Blaxter M. jMOTU and Taxonerator: turning DNA Barcode sequences into annotated operational taxonomic units. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 25; 6(4):e19259. PMID: 21541350.
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    57. Elsworth B, Wasmuth J, Blaxter M. NEMBASE4: the nematode transcriptome resource. Int J Parasitol. 2011 Jul; 41(8):881-94. PMID: 21550347.
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    58. Blaxter M. Nematodes: the worm and its relatives. PLoS Biol. 2011 Apr; 9(4):e1001050. PMID: 21526226.
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    59. Blaxter M, Sunnucks P. Velvet worms. Curr Biol. 2011 Apr 12; 21(7):R238-40. PMID: 21481755.
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    60. Jones MO, Koutsovoulos GD, Blaxter ML. iPhy: an integrated phylogenetic workbench for supermatrix analyses. BMC Bioinformatics. 2011 Jan 24; 12:30. PMID: 21261969.
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    61. Saunders NJ, Trivedi UH, Thomson ML, Doig C, Laurenson IF, Blaxter ML. Deep resequencing of serial sputum isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis during therapeutic failure due to poor compliance reveals stepwise mutation of key resistance genes on an otherwise stable genetic background. J Infect. 2011 Mar; 62(3):212-7. PMID: 21237201.
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    62. Blaxter M. Genetics. Revealing the dark matter of the genome. Science. 2010 Dec 24; 330(6012):1758-9. PMID: 21177977.
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    63. Lohse K, Sharanowski B, Blaxter M, Nicholls JA, Stone GN. Developing EPIC markers for chalcidoid Hymenoptera from EST and genomic data. Mol Ecol Resour. 2011 May; 11(3):521-9. PMID: 21481210.
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    64. Davey JW, Davey JL, Blaxter ML, Blaxter MW. RADSeq: next-generation population genetics. Brief Funct Genomics. 2010 Dec; 9(5-6):416-23. PMID: 21266344.
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    65. Fonseca VG, Carvalho GR, Sung W, Johnson HF, Power DM, Neill SP, Packer M, Blaxter ML, Lambshead PJ, Thomas WK, Creer S. Second-generation environmental sequencing unmasks marine metazoan biodiversity. Nat Commun. 2010 Oct 19; 1:98. PMID: 20981026.
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    66. Kumar S, Blaxter ML. Comparing de novo assemblers for 454 transcriptome data. BMC Genomics. 2010 Oct 16; 11:571. PMID: 20950480.
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    67. Hunt P, Martinelli A, Modrzynska K, Borges S, Creasey A, Rodrigues L, Beraldi D, Loewe L, Fawcett R, Kumar S, Thomson M, Trivedi U, Otto TD, Pain A, Blaxter M, Cravo P. Experimental evolution, genetic analysis and genome re-sequencing reveal the mutation conferring artemisinin resistance in an isogenic lineage of malaria parasites. BMC Genomics. 2010 Sep 16; 11:499. PMID: 20846421.
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    68. Rota-Stabelli O, Kayal E, Gleeson D, Daub J, Boore JL, Telford MJ, Pisani D, Blaxter M, Lavrov DV. Ecdysozoan mitogenomics: evidence for a common origin of the legged invertebrates, the Panarthropoda. Genome Biol Evol. 2010 Jul 12; 2:425-40. PMID: 20624745.
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    69. Green S, Studholme DJ, Laue BE, Dorati F, Lovell H, Arnold D, Cottrell JE, Bridgett S, Blaxter M, Huitema E, Thwaites R, Sharp PM, Jackson RW, Kamoun S. Comparative genome analysis provides insights into the evolution and adaptation of Pseudomonas syringae pv. aesculi on Aesculus hippocastanum. PLoS One. 2010 Apr 19; 5(4):e10224. PMID: 20419105.
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    70. Swain S, Wren JF, Stürzenbaum SR, Kille P, Morgan AJ, Jager T, Jonker MJ, Hankard PK, Svendsen C, Owen J, Hedley BA, Blaxter M, Spurgeon DJ. Linking toxicant physiological mode of action with induced gene expression changes in Caenorhabditis elegans. BMC Syst Biol. 2010 Mar 23; 4:32. PMID: 20331876.
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    71. Creer S, Fonseca VG, Porazinska DL, Giblin-Davis RM, Sung W, Power DM, Packer M, Carvalho GR, Blaxter ML, Lambshead PJ, Thomas WK. Ultrasequencing of the meiofaunal biosphere: practice, pitfalls and promises. Mol Ecol. 2010 Mar; 19 Suppl 1:4-20. PMID: 20331766.
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    72. Aboobaker A, Blaxter M. The nematode story: Hox gene loss and rapid evolution. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010; 689:101-10. PMID: 20795325.
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    73. Acs Z, Challis RJ, Bihari P, Blaxter M, Hayward A, Melika G, Csóka G, Pénzes Z, Pujade-Villar J, Nieves-Aldrey JL, Schönrogge K, Stone GN. Phylogeny and DNA barcoding of inquiline oak gallwasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) of the Western Palaearctic. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010 Apr; 55(1):210-25. PMID: 20004727.
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    74. Keightley PD, Trivedi U, Thomson M, Oliver F, Kumar S, Blaxter ML. Analysis of the genome sequences of three Drosophila melanogaster spontaneous mutation accumulation lines. Genome Res. 2009 Jul; 19(7):1195-201. PMID: 19439516.
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    75. Herrera A, Cockell CS, Self S, Blaxter M, Reitner J, Thorsteinsson T, Arp G, Dröse W, Tindle AG. A cryptoendolithic community in volcanic glass. Astrobiology. 2009 May; 9(4):369-81. PMID: 19519213.
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    76. McTaggart SJ, Conlon C, Colbourne JK, Blaxter ML, Little TJ. The components of the Daphnia pulex immune system as revealed by complete genome sequencing. BMC Genomics. 2009 Apr 22; 10:175. PMID: 19386092.
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    77. Hunt PW, McNally J, Barris W, Blaxter ML. Duplication and divergence: the evolution of nematode globins. J Nematol. 2009 Mar; 41(1):35-51. PMID: 22661776.
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    78. Bavan S, Straub VA, Blaxter ML, Ennion SJ. A P2X receptor from the tardigrade species Hypsibius dujardini with fast kinetics and sensitivity to zinc and copper. BMC Evol Biol. 2009 Jan 20; 9:17. PMID: 19154569.
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    79. Schmid R, Blaxter M. EST processing: from trace to sequence. Methods Mol Biol. 2009; 533:189-220. PMID: 19277557.
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    80. Parkinson J, Blaxter M. Expressed sequence tags: an overview. Methods Mol Biol. 2009; 533:1-12. PMID: 19277571.
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    81. Wasmuth J, Blaxter M. Obtaining accurate translations from expressed sequence tags. Methods Mol Biol. 2009; 533:221-39. PMID: 19277570.
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    82. Abad P, Gouzy J, Aury JM, Castagnone-Sereno P, Danchin EG, Deleury E, Perfus-Barbeoch L, Anthouard V, Artiguenave F, Blok VC, Caillaud MC, Coutinho PM, Dasilva C, De Luca F, Deau F, Esquibet M, Flutre T, Goldstone JV, Hamamouch N, Hewezi T, Jaillon O, Jubin C, Leonetti P, Magliano M, Maier TR, Markov GV, McVeigh P, Pesole G, Poulain J, Robinson-Rechavi M, Sallet E, Ségurens B, Steinbach D, Tytgat T, Ugarte E, van Ghelder C, Veronico P, Baum TJ, Blaxter M, Bleve-Zacheo T, Davis EL, Ewbank JJ, Favery B, Grenier E, Henrissat B, Jones JT, Laudet V, Maule AG, Quesneville H, Rosso MN, Schiex T, Smant G, Weissenbach J, Wincker P. Genome sequence of the metazoan plant-parasitic nematode Meloidogyne incognita. Nat Biotechnol. 2008 Aug; 26(8):909-15. PMID: 18660804.
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    84. Owen J, Hedley BA, Svendsen C, Wren J, Jonker MJ, Hankard PK, Lister LJ, Stürzenbaum SR, Morgan AJ, Spurgeon DJ, Blaxter ML, Kille P. Transcriptome profiling of developmental and xenobiotic responses in a keystone soil animal, the oligochaete annelid Lumbricus rubellus. BMC Genomics. 2008 Jun 03; 9:266. PMID: 18522720.
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    86. Schmid R, Blaxter ML. annot8r: GO, EC and KEGG annotation of EST datasets. BMC Bioinformatics. 2008 Apr 09; 9:180. PMID: 18400082.
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    87. Anthony A, Blaxter M. Association of the matrix attachment region recognition signature with coding regions in Caenorhabditis elegans. BMC Genomics. 2007 Nov 15; 8:418. PMID: 18005410.
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    88. Papanicolaou A, Gebauer-Jung S, Blaxter ML, Owen McMillan W, Jiggins CD. ButterflyBase: a platform for lepidopteran genomics. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jan; 36(Database issue):D582-7. PMID: 17933781.
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    89. Blaxter M. Symbiont genes in host genomes: fragments with a future? Cell Host Microbe. 2007 Oct 11; 2(4):211-3. PMID: 18005738.
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    91. Jones M, Blaxter M. TaxMan: a taxonomic database manager. BMC Bioinformatics. 2006 Dec 18; 7:536. PMID: 17176465.
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    92. Jones M, Gantenbein B, Fet V, Blaxter M. The effect of model choice on phylogenetic inference using mitochondrial sequence data: lessons from the scorpions. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2007 May; 43(2):583-95. PMID: 17275351.
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    93. Guiliano DB, Blaxter ML. Operon conservation and the evolution of trans-splicing in the phylum Nematoda. PLoS Genet. 2006 Nov 24; 2(11):e198. PMID: 17121468.
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    94. Fenn K, Conlon C, Jones M, Quail MA, Holroyd NE, Parkhill J, Blaxter M. Phylogenetic relationships of the Wolbachia of nematodes and arthropods. PLoS Pathog. 2006 Oct; 2(10):e94. PMID: 17040125.
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    95. Meldal BH, Debenham NJ, De Ley P, De Ley IT, Vanfleteren JR, Vierstraete AR, Bert W, Borgonie G, Moens T, Tyler PA, Austen MC, Blaxter ML, Rogers AD, Lambshead PJ. An improved molecular phylogeny of the Nematoda with special emphasis on marine taxa. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2007 Mar; 42(3):622-36. PMID: 17084644.
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    96. Cutter AD, Wasmuth JD, Blaxter ML. The evolution of biased codon and amino acid usage in nematode genomes. Mol Biol Evol. 2006 Dec; 23(12):2303-15. PMID: 16936139.
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    97. Heider U, Blaxter M, Hoerauf A, Pfarr KM. Differential display of genes expressed in the filarial nematode Litomosoides sigmodontis reveals a putative phosphate permease up-regulated after depletion of Wolbachia endobacteria. Int J Med Microbiol. 2006 Aug; 296(4-5):287-99. PMID: 16616613.
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    102. Ford L, Guiliano DB, Oksov Y, Debnath AK, Liu J, Williams SA, Blaxter ML, Lustigman S. Characterization of a novel filarial serine protease inhibitor, Ov-SPI-1, from Onchocerca volvulus, with potential multifunctional roles during development of the parasite. J Biol Chem. 2005 Dec 09; 280(49):40845-56. PMID: 16186127.
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    103. Papanicolaou A, Joron M, McMillan WO, Blaxter ML, Jiggins CD. Genomic tools and cDNA derived markers for butterflies. Mol Ecol. 2005 Aug; 14(9):2883-97. PMID: 16029486.
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    104. Blaxter M. Molecular helminthology in the Rockies. Keystone Symposium on Molecular Helminthology, Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA, 9-13 April 2005. Genome Biol. 2005; 6(7):329. PMID: 15998458.
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    105. Davison A, Blaxter ML. An expressed sequence tag survey of gene expression in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis, an intermediate vector of trematodes [corrected]. Parasitology. 2005 May; 130(Pt 5):539-52. PMID: 15991497.
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    106. Geldhof P, Whitton C, Gregory WF, Blaxter M, Knox DP. Characterisation of the two most abundant genes in the Haemonchus contortus expressed sequence tag dataset. Int J Parasitol. 2005 Apr 30; 35(5):513-22. PMID: 15826643.
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    107. Jones M, Blaxter M. Evolutionary biology: animal roots and shoots. Nature. 2005 Apr 28; 434(7037):1076-7. PMID: 15858555.
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    108. Davison A, Blaxter M. Ancient origin of glycosyl hydrolase family 9 cellulase genes. Mol Biol Evol. 2005 May; 22(5):1273-84. PMID: 15703240.
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    109. Wasmuth JD, Blaxter ML. prot4EST: translating expressed sequence tags from neglected genomes. BMC Bioinformatics. 2004 Nov 30; 5:187. PMID: 15571632.
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    110. Parkinson J, Mitreva M, Whitton C, Thomson M, Daub J, Martin J, Schmid R, Hall N, Barrell B, Waterston RH, McCarter JP, Blaxter ML. A transcriptomic analysis of the phylum Nematoda. Nat Genet. 2004 Dec; 36(12):1259-67. PMID: 15543149.
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    111. Whitton C, Daub J, Quail M, Hall N, Foster J, Ware J, Ganatra M, Slatko B, Barrell B, Blaxter M. A genome sequence survey of the filarial nematode Brugia malayi: repeats, gene discovery, and comparative genomics. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2004 Oct; 137(2):215-27. PMID: 15383292.
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    112. Fenn K, Blaxter M. Quantification of Wolbachia bacteria in Brugia malayi through the nematode lifecycle. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2004 Oct; 137(2):361-4. PMID: 15383308.
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    113. Foster J, Baldo L, Blaxter M, Henkle-Dührsen K, Whitton C, Slatko B, Bandi C. The bacterial catalase from filarial DNA preparations derives from common pseudomonad contaminants and not from Wolbachia endosymbionts. Parasitol Res. 2004 Sep; 94(2):141-6. PMID: 15322925.
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    114. Guiliano DB, Hong X, McKerrow JH, Blaxter ML, Oksov Y, Liu J, Ghedin E, Lustigman S. A gene family of cathepsin L-like proteases of filarial nematodes are associated with larval molting and cuticle and eggshell remodeling. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2004 Aug; 136(2):227-42. PMID: 15478801.
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    115. Harcus YM, Parkinson J, Fernández C, Daub J, Selkirk ME, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. Signal sequence analysis of expressed sequence tags from the nematode Nippostrongylus brasiliensis and the evolution of secreted proteins in parasites. Genome Biol. 2004; 5(6):R39. PMID: 15186490.
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    116. Blaxter M, Elsworth B, Daub J. DNA taxonomy of a neglected animal phylum: an unexpected diversity of tardigrades. Proc Biol Sci. 2004 May 07; 271 Suppl 4:S189-92. PMID: 15252980.
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    117. Foster JM, Kumar S, Ganatra MB, Kamal IH, Ware J, Ingram J, Pope-Chappell J, Guiliano D, Whitton C, Daub J, Blaxter ML, Slatko BE. Construction of bacterial artificial chromosome libraries from the parasitic nematode Brugia malayi and physical mapping of the genome of its Wolbachia endosymbiont. Int J Parasitol. 2004 May; 34(6):733-46. PMID: 15111095.
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    119. Fenn K, Blaxter M. Are filarial nematode Wolbachia obligate mutualist symbionts? Trends Ecol Evol. 2004 Apr; 19(4):163-6. PMID: 16701248.
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    120. Aboobaker AA, Blaxter ML. Functional genomics for parasitic nematodes and platyhelminths. Trends Parasitol. 2004 Apr; 20(4):178-84. PMID: 15099557.
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    121. Parkinson J, Anthony A, Wasmuth J, Schmid R, Hedley A, Blaxter M. PartiGene--constructing partial genomes. Bioinformatics. 2004 Jun 12; 20(9):1398-404. PMID: 14988115.
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    122. Parkinson J, Blaxter M. Expressed sequence tags: analysis and annotation. Methods Mol Biol. 2004; 270:93-126. PMID: 15153624.
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    123. Parkinson J, Whitton C, Schmid R, Thomson M, Blaxter M. NEMBASE: a resource for parasitic nematode ESTs. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004 Jan 01; 32(Database issue):D427-30. PMID: 14681449.
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    124. Whitton C, Daub J, Thompson M, Blaxter M. Expressed sequence tags: medium-throughput protocols. Methods Mol Biol. 2004; 270:75-92. PMID: 15153623.
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    125. Tawill S, Le Goff L, Ali F, Blaxter M, Allen JE. Both free-living and parasitic nematodes induce a characteristic Th2 response that is dependent on the presence of intact glycans. Infect Immun. 2004 Jan; 72(1):398-407. PMID: 14688121.
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    126. Lamb TJ, Le Goff L, Kurniawan A, Guiliano DB, Fenn K, Blaxter ML, Read AF, Allen JE. Most of the response elicited against Wolbachia surface protein in filarial nematode infection is due to the infective larval stage. J Infect Dis. 2004 Jan 01; 189(1):120-7. PMID: 14702162.
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    127. Aboobaker A, Blaxter M. Hox gene evolution in nematodes: novelty conserved. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2003 Dec; 13(6):593-8. PMID: 14638320.
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    128. Blaxter M. Comparative genomics: two worms are better than one. Nature. 2003 Nov 27; 426(6965):395-6. PMID: 14647365.
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    129. Parkinson J, Mitreva M, Hall N, Blaxter M, McCarter JP. 400000 nematode ESTs on the Net. Trends Parasitol. 2003 Jul; 19(7):283-6. PMID: 12855373.
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    130. Aboobaker AA, Blaxter ML. Use of RNA interference to investigate gene function in the human filarial nematode parasite Brugia malayi. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2003 Jun; 129(1):41-51. PMID: 12798505.
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    131. Kenyon F, Welsh M, Parkinson J, Whitton C, Blaxter ML, Knox DP. Expressed sequence tag survey of gene expression in the scab mite Psoroptes ovis--allergens, proteases and free-radical scavengers. Parasitology. 2003 May; 126(Pt 5):451-60. PMID: 12793649.
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    132. Eyualem A, Blaxter M. Comparison of biological, molecular, and morphological methods of species identification in a set of cultured panagrolaimus isolates. J Nematol. 2003 Mar; 35(1):119-28. PMID: 19265985.
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    133. Parkinson J, Blaxter M. SimiTri--visualizing similarity relationships for groups of sequences. Bioinformatics. 2003 Feb 12; 19(3):390-5. PMID: 12584125.
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    134. Blaxter M. Molecular systematics: Counting angels with DNA. Nature. 2003 Jan 09; 421(6919):122-4. PMID: 12520286.
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    135. Aboobaker AA, Blaxter ML. Hox Gene Loss during Dynamic Evolution of the Nematode Cluster. Curr Biol. 2003 Jan 08; 13(1):37-40. PMID: 12526742.
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    136. Blaxter ML. Nematoda: genes, genomes and the evolution of parasitism. Adv Parasitol. 2003; 54:101-95. PMID: 14711085.
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    137. Dorris M, Viney ME, Blaxter ML. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the genus Strongyloides and related nematodes. Int J Parasitol. 2002 Nov; 32(12):1507-17. PMID: 12392916.
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    138. Gomez-Escobar N, Gregory WF, Britton C, Murray L, Corton C, Hall N, Daub J, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. Abundant larval transcript-1 and -2 genes from Brugia malayi: diversity of genomic environments but conservation of 5' promoter sequences functional in Caenorhabditis elegans. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2002 Nov-Dec; 125(1-2):59-71. PMID: 12467974.
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    139. Parkinson J, Guiliano DB, Blaxter M. Making sense of EST sequences by CLOBBing them. BMC Bioinformatics. 2002 Oct 25; 3:31. PMID: 12398795.
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    140. Guiliano DB, Hall N, Jones SJ, Clark LN, Corton CH, Barrell BG, Blaxter ML. Conservation of long-range synteny and microsynteny between the genomes of two distantly related nematodes. Genome Biol. 2002 Sep 26; 3(10):RESEARCH0057. PMID: 12372145.
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    141. Goldstein B, Blaxter M. Tardigrades. Curr Biol. 2002 Jul 23; 12(14):R475. PMID: 12176341.
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    142. Loke P, Nair MG, Parkinson J, Guiliano D, Blaxter M, Allen JE. IL-4 dependent alternatively-activated macrophages have a distinctive in vivo gene expression phenotype. BMC Immunol. 2002 Jul 04; 3:7. PMID: 12098359.
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    143. Floyd R, Abebe E, Papert A, Blaxter M. Molecular barcodes for soil nematode identification. Mol Ecol. 2002 Apr; 11(4):839-50. PMID: 11972769.
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    144. Ware J, Moran L, Foster J, Posfai J, Vincze T, Guiliano D, Blaxter M, Eisen J, Slatko B. Sequencing and analysis of a 63 kb bacterial artificial chromosome insert from the Wolbachia endosymbiont of the human filarial parasite Brugia malayi. Int J Parasitol. 2002 Feb; 32(2):159-66. PMID: 11812492.
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    145. Blaxter M. Opinion piece. Genome sequencing: time to widen our horizons. Brief Funct Genomic Proteomic. 2002 Feb; 1(1):7-9. PMID: 15251062.
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    146. Kippert F, Saunders DS, Blaxter ML. Caenorhabditis elegans has a circadian clock. Curr Biol. 2002 Jan 22; 12(2):R47-9. PMID: 11818076.
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    147. Blaxter M, Daub J, Guiliano D, Parkinson J, Whitton C. The Brugia malayi genome project: expressed sequence tags and gene discovery. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2002 Jan-Feb; 96(1):7-17. PMID: 11925998.
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    148. Blaxter M. Evolutionary biology. Sum of the arthropod parts. Nature. 2001 Sep 13; 413(6852):121-2. PMID: 11557963.
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    149. Maizels RM, Blaxter ML, Scott AL. Immunological genomics of Brugia malayi: filarial genes implicated in immune evasion and protective immunity. Parasite Immunol. 2001 Jul; 23(7):327-44. PMID: 11472553.
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    150. Foster JM, Kamal IH, Daub J, Swan MC, Ingram JR, Ganatra M, Ware J, Guiliano D, Aboobaker A, Moran L, Blaxter M, Slatko BE. Hybridization to high-density filter arrays of a Brugia malayi BAC library with biotinylated oligonucleotides and PCR products. Biotechniques. 2001 Jun; 30(6):1216-8, 1220, 1222 passim. PMID: 11414208.
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    151. Blaxter M. Commentaries on Coburn 'The role of neo-liberalism'. Soc Sci Med. 2000 Oct; 51(7):991; discussion 1009-10. PMID: 11005384.
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    152. Blaxter M. Medical sociology at the start of the new millennium. Soc Sci Med. 2000 Oct; 51(8):1139-42. PMID: 11037205.
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    153. Allen JE, Daub J, Guiliano D, McDonnell A, Lizotte-Waniewski M, Taylor DW, Blaxter M. Analysis of genes expressed at the infective larval stage validates utility of Litomosoides sigmodontis as a murine model for filarial vaccine development. Infect Immun. 2000 Sep; 68(9):5454-8. PMID: 10948183.
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    154. Blaxter ML, Maizels RM, Kennedy MW. Parasitic helminths from genomes to vaccines II: Edinburgh, July 1999. Parasite Immunol. 2000 Jul; 22(7):371-2. PMID: 11032530.
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    155. Dorris M, Blaxter M. The small subunit ribosomal RNA sequence of Strongyloides stercoralis. Int J Parasitol. 2000 Jul; 30(8):939-41. PMID: 10927084.
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    156. Blaxter M. Genes and genomes of Necator americanus and related hookworms. Int J Parasitol. 2000 Apr 10; 30(4):347-55. PMID: 10731559.
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    157. Williams SA, Lizotte-Waniewski MR, Foster J, Guiliano D, Daub J, Scott AL, Slatko B, Blaxter ML. The filarial genome project: analysis of the nuclear, mitochondrial and endosymbiont genomes of Brugia malayi. Int J Parasitol. 2000 Apr 10; 30(4):411-9. PMID: 10731564.
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    158. Wixon J, Blaxter M, Hope I, Barstead R, Kim S. Caenorhabditis elegans. Yeast. 2000 Apr; 17(1):37-42. PMID: 10797600.
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    159. Falcone FH, Tetteh KK, Hunt P, Blaxter ML, Loukas A, Maizels RM. The new subfamily of cathepsin-Z-like protease genes includes Tc-cpz-1, a cysteine protease gene expressed in Toxocara canis adults and infective stage larvae. Exp Parasitol. 2000 Mar; 94(3):201-7. PMID: 10831387.
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    160. Burr AH, Hunt P, Wagar DR, Dewilde S, Blaxter ML, Vanfleteren JR, Moens L. A hemoglobin with an optical function. J Biol Chem. 2000 Feb 18; 275(7):4810-5. PMID: 10671515.
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    161. Daub J, Loukas A, Pritchard DI, Blaxter M. A survey of genes expressed in adults of the human hookworm, Necator americanus. Parasitology. 2000 Feb; 120 ( Pt 2):171-84. PMID: 10726278.
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    162. Aboobaker AA, Blaxter ML. Medical significance of Caenorhabditis elegans. Ann Med. 2000 Feb; 32(1):23-30. PMID: 10711574.
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    163. Blaxter M, Maizels R, Kennedy M. Molecular helminthology moves forward. Parasitol Today. 2000 Jan; 16(1):5-6. PMID: 10637577.
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    164. Blaxter M, Ivens A. Reports from the cutting edge of parasitic genome analysis. Parasitol Today. 1999 Nov; 15(11):430-1. PMID: 10511682.
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    165. Guiliano D, Ganatra M, Ware J, Parrot J, Daub J, Moran L, Brennecke H, Foster JM, Supali T, Blaxter M, Scott AL, Williams SA, Slatko BE. Chemiluminescent detection of sequential DNA hybridizations to high-density, filter-arrayed cDNA libraries: a subtraction method for novel gene discovery. Biotechniques. 1999 Jul; 27(1):146-52. PMID: 10407677.
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    166. Dorris M, De Ley P, Blaxter ML. Molecular analysis of nematode diversity and the evolution of parasitism. Parasitol Today. 1999 May; 15(5):188-93. PMID: 10322352.
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    167. Johnston DA, Blaxter ML, Degrave WM, Foster J, Ivens AC, Melville SE. Genomics and the biology of parasites. Bioessays. 1999 Feb; 21(2):131-47. PMID: 10193187.
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    168. Blaxter M, Aslett M, Guiliano D, Daub J. Parasitic helminth genomics. Filarial Genome Project. Parasitology. 1999; 118 Suppl:S39-51. PMID: 10466136.
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    169. Slatko BE, O'Neill SL, Scott AL, Werren JL, Blaxter ML. The Wolbachia Genome Consortium. Microb Comp Genomics. 1999; 4(3):161-5. PMID: 10587943.
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    170. Hoerauf A, Nissen-Pähle K, Schmetz C, Henkle-Dührsen K, Blaxter ML, Büttner DW, Gallin MY, Al-Qaoud KM, Lucius R, Fleischer B. Tetracycline therapy targets intracellular bacteria in the filarial nematode Litomosoides sigmodontis and results in filarial infertility. J Clin Invest. 1999 Jan; 103(1):11-8. PMID: 9884329.
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    171. Bandi C, Anderson TJ, Genchi C, Blaxter ML. Phylogeny of Wolbachia in filarial nematodes. Proc Biol Sci. 1998 Dec 22; 265(1413):2407-13. PMID: 9921679.
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    172. Blaxter M. Caenorhabditis elegans is a nematode. Science. 1998 Dec 11; 282(5396):2041-6. PMID: 9851921.
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    173. Dewilde S, Blaxter M, Van Hauwaert ML, Van Houte K, Pesce A, Griffon N, Kiger L, Marden MC, Vermeire S, Vanfleteren J, Esmans E, Moens L. Structural, functional, and genetic characterization of Gastrophilus hemoglobin. J Biol Chem. 1998 Dec 04; 273(49):32467-74. PMID: 9829978.
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    174. Henkle-Dührsen K, Eckelt VH, Wildenburg G, Blaxter M, Walter RD. Gene structure, activity and localization of a catalase from intracellular bacteria in Onchocerca volvulus. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1998 Oct 30; 96(1-2):69-81. PMID: 9851608.
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    175. Maizels R, Blaxter M, Kennedy M. Parasitic helminths: from genomes to vaccines. Parasitol Today. 1998 Apr; 14(4):131-2. PMID: 17040726.
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    176. Blaxter ML, De Ley P, Garey JR, Liu LX, Scheldeman P, Vierstraete A, Vanfleteren JR, Mackey LY, Dorris M, Frisse LM, Vida JT, Thomas WK. A molecular evolutionary framework for the phylum Nematoda. Nature. 1998 Mar 05; 392(6671):71-5. PMID: 9510248.
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    177. Bürglin TR, Lobos E, Blaxter ML. Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for parasitic nematodes. Int J Parasitol. 1998 Mar; 28(3):395-411. PMID: 9559358.
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    178. Blaxter ML, Guiliano DB, Scott AL, Williams SA. A unified nomenclature for filarial genes. Parasitol Today. 1997 Nov; 13(11):416-7. PMID: 15275142.
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    179. Silverman MA, Blaxter ML, Link CD. Biochemical Analysis of Caenorhabditis elegans Surface Mutants. J Nematol. 1997 Sep; 29(3):296-305. PMID: 19274162.
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    180. Gregory WF, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. Differentially expressed, abundant trans-spliced cDNAs from larval Brugia malayi. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1997 Jul; 87(1):85-95. PMID: 9233676.
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    181. Koltai H, Spiegel Y, Blaxter ML. Regulated use of an alternative spliced leader exon in the plant parasitic nematode Meloidogyne javanica. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1997 May; 86(1):107-10. PMID: 9178273.
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    182. Blaxter M. Whose fault is it? People's own conceptions of the reasons for health inequalities. Soc Sci Med. 1997 Mar; 44(6):747-56. PMID: 9080559.
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    183. Blaxter M, Aslett M. Internet resources for the parasite genome projects. Trends Genet. 1997 Jan; 13(1):40-1. PMID: 9009847.
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    184. Liu LX, Blaxter ML, Shi A. The 5S ribosomal RNA intergenic region of parasitic nematodes: variation in size and presence of SL1 RNA. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1996 Dec 20; 83(2):235-9. PMID: 9027756.
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    185. Blaxter M, Liu L. Nematode spliced leaders--ubiquity, evolution and utility. Int J Parasitol. 1996 Oct; 26(10):1025-33. PMID: 8982784.
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    186. Dewilde S, Blaxter M, Van Hauwaert ML, Vanfleteren J, Esmans EL, Marden M, Griffon N, Moens L. Globin and globin gene structure of the nerve myoglobin of Aphrodite aculeata. J Biol Chem. 1996 Aug 16; 271(33):19865-70. PMID: 8702697.
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    187. de Graaf DC, Berghen P, Moens L, de Marez TM, Raes S, Blaxter ML, Vercruysse J. Isolation, characterization and immunolocalization of a globin-like antigen from Ostertagia ostertagi adults. Parasitology. 1996 Jul; 113 ( Pt 1):63-9. PMID: 8710416.
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    188. Blaxter ML, Raghavan N, Ghosh I, Guiliano D, Lu W, Williams SA, Slatko B, Scott AL. Genes expressed in Brugia malayi infective third stage larvae. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1996 Apr; 77(1):77-93. PMID: 8784774.
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    189. Moens L, Vanfleteren J, Van de Peer Y, Peeters K, Kapp O, Czeluzniak J, Goodman M, Blaxter M, Vinogradov S. Globins in nonvertebrate species: dispersal by horizontal gene transfer and evolution of the structure-function relationships. Mol Biol Evol. 1996 Feb; 13(2):324-33. PMID: 8587498.
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    190. Blaxter M. Protein motifs in filarial chitinases. Parasitol Today. 1996 Jan; 12(1):42. PMID: 15275311.
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    191. Gems D, Ferguson CJ, Robertson BD, Nieves R, Page AP, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. An abundant, trans-spliced mRNA from Toxocara canis infective larvae encodes a 26-kDa protein with homology to phosphatidylethanolamine-binding proteins. J Biol Chem. 1995 Aug 04; 270(31):18517-22. PMID: 7629180.
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    192. Tree TI, Gillespie AJ, Shepley KJ, Blaxter ML, Tuan RS, Bradley JE. Characterisation of an immunodominant glycoprotein antigen of Onchocerca volvulus with homologues in other filarial nematodes and Caenorhabditis elegans. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1995 Feb; 69(2):185-95. PMID: 7770083.
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    193. Blaxter ML, Vanfleteren JR, Xia J, Moens L. Structural characterization of an Ascaris myoglobin. J Biol Chem. 1994 Dec 02; 269(48):30181-6. PMID: 7982924.
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    194. Blaxter ML, Ingram L, Tweedie S. Sequence, expression and evolution of the globins of the parasitic nematode Nippostrongylus brasiliensis. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1994 Nov; 68(1):1-14. PMID: 7891734.
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    195. Vanfleteren JR, Van de Peer Y, Blaxter ML, Tweedie SA, Trotman C, Lu L, Van Hauwaert ML, Moens L. Molecular genealogy of some nematode taxa as based on cytochrome c and globin amino acid sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 1994 Jun; 3(2):92-101. PMID: 8075836.
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    196. Maizels RM, Blaxter ML, Selkirk ME. Forms and functions of nematode surfaces. Exp Parasitol. 1993 Nov; 77(3):380-4. PMID: 8224093.
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    197. Blaxter ML. Nemoglobins: divergent nematode globins. Parasitol Today. 1993 Oct; 9(10):353-60. PMID: 15463668.
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    198. Blaxter ML. Cuticle surface proteins of wild type and mutant Caenorhabditis elegans. J Biol Chem. 1993 Mar 25; 268(9):6600-9. PMID: 8503957.
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    199. Page AP, Rudin W, Fluri E, Blaxter ML, Maizels RM. Toxocara canis: a labile antigenic surface coat overlying the epicuticle of infective larvae. Exp Parasitol. 1992 Aug; 75(1):72-86. PMID: 1639165.
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    200. Cookson E, Blaxter ML, Selkirk ME. Identification of the major soluble cuticular glycoprotein of lymphatic filarial nematode parasites (gp29) as a secretory homolog of glutathione peroxidase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992 Jul 01; 89(13):5837-41. PMID: 1631065.
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    201. Blaxter ML, Page AP, Rudin W, Maizels RM. Nematode surface coats: actively evading immunity. Parasitol Today. 1992 Jul; 8(7):243-7. PMID: 15463630.
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    202. Blaxter M. Patenting of genes. Nature. 1992 Jan 09; 355(6356):104. PMID: 1729644.
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    203. Selkirk ME, Yazdanbakhsh M, Freedman D, Blaxter ML, Cookson E, Jenkins RE, Williams SA. A proline-rich structural protein of the surface sheath of larval Brugia filarial nematode parasites. J Biol Chem. 1991 Jun 15; 266(17):11002-8. PMID: 1710216.
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    204. Selkirk ME, Blaxter ML. Cuticular proteins of Brugia filarial parasites. Acta Trop. 1990 Jul; 47(5-6):373-80. PMID: 1978537.
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    205. MacFarlane J, Blaxter ML, Bishop RP, Miles MA, Kelly JM. Identification and characterisation of a Leishmania donovani antigen belonging to the 70-kDa heat-shock protein family. Eur J Biochem. 1990 Jun 20; 190(2):377-84. PMID: 2163842.
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    206. Blaxter ML, Miles MA, Kelly JM. Specific serodiagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis using a Leishmania donovani antigen identified by expression cloning. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1988 Sep; 30(3):259-70. PMID: 2972929.
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    207. Kelly JM, Blaxter ML. Rapid characterization of recombinant lambdagt11 clones expressing parasite antigens. Parasitol Today. 1987 Oct; 3(10):315-7. PMID: 15462876.
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    208. Blaxter M. Evidence on inequality in health from a national survey. Lancet. 1987 Jul 04; 2(8549):30-3. PMID: 2885514.
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    209. Mullen K, Blaxter M, Dyer S. Religion and attitudes towards alcohol use in the Western Isles. Drug Alcohol Depend. 1986 Sep; 18(1):51-72. PMID: 3780410.
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    210. Jarrett WF, Campo MS, Blaxter ML, O'Neil BW, Laird HM, Moar MH, Sartirana ML. Alimentary fibropapilloma in cattle: a spontaneous tumor, nonpermissive for papillomavirus replication. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1984 Aug; 73(2):499-504. PMID: 6087008.
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    211. Blaxter M. Equity and consultation rates in general practice. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 1984 Jun 30; 288(6435):1963-7. PMID: 6428624.
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    212. Blaxter M. Children still suffer from social class. Practitioner. 1983 Feb; 227(1376):303-5. PMID: 6866921.
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    213. Blaxter M. Health services as a defence against the consequences of poverty in industrialised societies. Soc Sci Med. 1983; 17(16):1139-48. PMID: 6623120.
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    214. Blaxter M. The causes of disease. Women talking. Soc Sci Med. 1983; 17(2):59-69. PMID: 6836342.
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    215. Blaxter M, Paterson E. Consulting behaviour in a group of young families. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1982 Nov; 32(244):657-62. PMID: 7153965.
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    216. Blaxter M. The future of rehabilitation services in Great Britain. Int Rehabil Med. 1980; 2(4):199-209. PMID: 7239779.
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    217. Blaxter M. 'Hospital and community' now. Health Bull (Edinb). 1976 May; 34(3):150-8. PMID: 181354.
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    218. Blaxter KL, Blaxter ML. The individual and the information problem. Nature. 1973 Dec 07; 246(5432):335-9. PMID: 4586318.
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