diplozoon


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diplozoon

(ˌdɪpləˈzəʊɒn)
n, pl diplozoa
(Animals) a type of parasitic flatworm that exists as a pair of worms fused together in an X shape. Diplozoa fuse after meeting as two juvenile individuals (genus Diporpae) and are parasitic on the gills of fish
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Bychowsky [36] reported that the Monogenean Diplozoon paradoxum was predominant in the median sector of the gills.
Chapman LJ, Anciani CAL, Chapman CA (2000) Ecology of a diplozoon parasite on the gills of the African cyprinid Barbus neumayeri.
Host-parasite interface of Diplozoon paradoxum (Monogenea) in naturally infected bream Abramis brama (L).
Praziquantel effective against Monogenea (Dactylogyrus vastator, Dactylogyrus extensus, Diplozoon paradoxum).
Effects of praziquantel, miclosamide, levamisole hydrochloride and metrifonate on Monogenea (Gyrodactylus aculeati, Diplozoon paradoxum).
The genus Diplozoon in southern France: speciation and specificity.
Differential settlement by Diplozoon gracile (Monogenea) on teleostean (Cyprinid) hosts in relation to biological and environmental conditions.
The present study reports the results of molecular analysis of the Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) of ribosomal DNA of 3 Monogenean species namely Diplozoon kashmirensis Kaw, Diplozoon aegyptensis Fischthal et Kuntz, Diplozoon guptai [17] using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), nucleotide sequencing and construction of phylogenetic from different fish hosts of the Kashmir valley.
Parasite specimens of three Diplozoon species were collected from fish hosts of Carassius carassius; Cyprinus carpio communis; Schizothorax curvifrons; Schizothorax esocinus; Schizothorax niger and Schizothorax plagiostomus from Wular lake, Anchar lake, Dal lake, Manasbal lake, River Jhelum and River Sindh of Kashmir valley preserved in 100% ethanol for genomic DNA extraction and stored at-200C for good quality of DNA.
The present specimens having rectangular opisthaptor with four pairs of clamps and two individuals in form of a cross belongs to genus Diplozoon Nordmann, 1832.
PCR amplification was carried out to amplify ITS region of Diplozoon species (Table 3).
GenBank: AF973616; Diplozoon kashmirensis, complete sequence.