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Molecular evolution and phylogenetics of rodent malaria parasites

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Ecology and Evolution, November 2012
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Title
Molecular evolution and phylogenetics of rodent malaria parasites
Published in
BMC Ecology and Evolution, November 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2148-12-219
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Authors

Ricardo S Ramiro, Sarah E Reece, Darren J Obbard

Abstract

Over the last 6 decades, rodent Plasmodium species have become key model systems for understanding the basic biology of malaria parasites. Cell and molecular parasitology have made much progress in identifying genes underpinning interactions between malaria parasites, hosts, and vectors. However, little attention has been paid to the evolutionary genetics of parasites, which provides context for identifying potential therapeutic targets and for understanding the selective forces shaping parasites in natural populations. Additionally, understanding the relationships between species, subspecies, and strains, is necessary to maximize the utility of rodent malaria parasites as medically important infectious disease models, and for investigating the evolution of host-parasite interactions.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 4%
Portugal 2 3%
Lithuania 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Unknown 73 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 20 25%
Student > Master 18 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 15%
Student > Bachelor 7 9%
Professor 4 5%
Other 12 15%
Unknown 7 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 42 53%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 11 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 6%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 3 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 4%
Other 5 6%
Unknown 11 14%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 17 June 2018.
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#7,339,413
of 25,387,480 outputs
Outputs from BMC Ecology and Evolution
#1,546
of 3,407 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#51,835
of 189,039 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Ecology and Evolution
#8
of 31 outputs
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