Journal article

Within-host dynamics of a microsporidium with horizontal and vertical transmission: Octosporea bayeri in Daphnia magna

  • Vizoso, Dita B. Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, Fribourg University, Switzerland
  • Ebert, Dieter Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, Fribourg University, Switzerland
    19.01.2004
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  • Parasitology. - 2004, vol. 128, no. 31-38
English The fresh-water crustacean Daphnia magna may acquire an infection with the microsporidium Octosporea bayeri either by ingesting spores from the water (horizontally), or directly from its mother (vertically). Due to differences in the time and mechanisms of transmission, horizontal and vertical infections may lead to differences in the growth of the parasite within the host. This may influence... Show more…
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Faculté des sciences
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Biologie
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  • English
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Ecology
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