Comparison of the DNA sequences and secondary structure of the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene of Ixodes kingi, Ixodes sculptus and Ixodes angustus
Clare A Anstead, Neil B Chilton
Molecular and Cellular Probes | ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2014
Financial support for this work was provided (to NBC) from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. A Margaret McKay scholarship and a University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship provided financial support to CAA. This work was approved by the University of Saskatchewan's Animal Research Ethics Board, and adhered to the Canadian Council on Animal Care guidelines for humane animal use. We thank Karen Gesy for providing the specimens of Nodes ricinus and Wayne Lerch for providing the small mammals from Radisson.