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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: The mitochondrial genome of the primary screwworm fly Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera : Calliphoridae)
Author: Lessinger, AC
Junqueira, ACM
Lemos, TA
Kemper, EL
da Silva, FR
Vettore, AL
Arruda, P
Azeredo-Espin, AML
Abstract: The complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the screwworm Cochliomyia hominivorax was determined. This genome is 16 022 bp in size and corresponds to a typical Brachycera mtDNA. A Serine start codon for COI and incomplete termination codons for COII, NADH 5 and NADH 4 genes were described. The nucleotide composition of C. hominivorax mtDNA is 77% AT-rich, reflected in the predominance of AT-rich codons in protein-coding genes. Non-optimal codon usage was commonly observed in C. hominivorax mitochondrial genes. Phylogenetic analysis distributed the Acalypterate species as a monophyletic group and assembled the C. hominivorax (Calyptratae) and the Acalyptratae in a typical Brachycera cluster. The identification of diagnostic restriction sites on the sequenced mitochondrial genome and the correlation with previous RFLP analysis are discussed.
Subject: Cochliomyia hominivorax
screwworm
myiasis
mtDNA
Calyptratae
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Blackwell Science Ltd
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2583.2000.00215.x
Date Issue: 2000
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