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Roundworm infection, or toxocariasis, is a zoonotic disease — a disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans. Dogs and cats are the definitive hosts for the roundworm species that commonly cause human disease.
B12-Producing Gut Bacteria Modulate Neurotransmitter Levels and Reduce Seizures in C. elegans

B12-Producing Gut Bacteria Modulate Neurotransmitter Levels and Reduce Seizures in C. elegans

A Rapid Method for the Quantitative Detection of miRNA

A Rapid Method for the Quantitative Detection of miRNA

The Function of ANKLE1 in the Prevention of DNA Damage and Autoimmunity

The Function of ANKLE1 in the Prevention of DNA Damage and Autoimmunity

The Modified Development Potential of Worm Embryonic Cells

The Modified Development Potential of Worm Embryonic Cells

First wiring map of neurons in insect brain complete

First wiring map of neurons in insect brain complete

The primary functions of innate immune cells

The primary functions of innate immune cells

Novel technique expedites research into the genetics of aging

Novel technique expedites research into the genetics of aging

Unraveling sex determination in Bursaphelenchus nematodes: A path towards pest-control

Unraveling sex determination in Bursaphelenchus nematodes: A path towards pest-control

Research may lead to new therapies for metabolic disorders and other diseases

Research may lead to new therapies for metabolic disorders and other diseases

Genetic variations in key mitochondrial enzyme associated with age-related mobility changes

Genetic variations in key mitochondrial enzyme associated with age-related mobility changes

Researchers identify a sound-sensitive mammalian protein

Researchers identify a sound-sensitive mammalian protein

Regulating the activity of a protein enhances health span, says research

Regulating the activity of a protein enhances health span, says research

Enteric glial cells play a major role in gut immunity, says new study

Enteric glial cells play a major role in gut immunity, says new study

Researchers discover the role of a retrotransposon in horizontal memory transfer in roundworms

Researchers discover the role of a retrotransposon in horizontal memory transfer in roundworms

Researchers discover new genes and functionalities in bovine genome

Researchers discover new genes and functionalities in bovine genome

Scientists find master switch that adjusts gene activity to match nutrient levels in roundworms

Scientists find master switch that adjusts gene activity to match nutrient levels in roundworms

Study sheds light on the evolution of cheating and cooperative behaviors within different organisms

Study sheds light on the evolution of cheating and cooperative behaviors within different organisms

A genetic switch in brain cells can toggle between sex-specific states when necessary

A genetic switch in brain cells can toggle between sex-specific states when necessary

New study can help develop longevity-promoting drugs

New study can help develop longevity-promoting drugs

A fine balance between maintaining immunity and longevity

A fine balance between maintaining immunity and longevity