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Fig. 2 | Malaria Journal

Fig. 2

From: An evolutionary approach to identify potentially protective B cell epitopes involved in naturally acquired immunity to malaria and the role of EBA-175 in protection amongst denizens of Bolifamba, Cameroon

Fig. 2

Species relationships and genome characteristics. A cladogram of investigated species with genome sizes and numbers of annotated protein-encoding genes. Strains follow species names. Numbered labels on the cladogram indicate the arbitrary levels and calculated number of ortholog clusters observed in descendants of the node. For example, level 1 contains ortholog clusters with members in all Apicomplexa (880 ortholog clusters). Level 5 contains ortholog clusters specific to Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium knowlesi, and Plasmodium vivax and not detected in the other apicomplexan species in the cladogram (88 ortholog groups). Protein # indicates the number of protein-encoding genes. Adapted from DeBarry and Kissinger, 2011 [18]

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