Snails

  • Unexposed (naïve) Biomphalaria glabrata (NMRI, M-line and, BS-90 strains)
  • Unexposed (naïve) Bulinus truncatus truncatus (Egyptian strain)
  • Unexposed (naïve) Oncomelania hupensis hupensis (Chinese strain)
  • Unexposed (naïve) Oncomelania hupensis quadrasi (Philippine strain)

Parasites

  • S. mansoni (NMRI) –exposed B.glabrata (NMRI)
  • S. mansoni (NMRI) -exposed Swiss-Webster female mice
  • S. mansoni (NMRI) –exposed male LVG Golden Syrian hamsters
  • S. haematobium (Egyptian strain)-exposed Bulinus truncatus truncatus
  • S. haematobium (Egyptian strain)-exposed male LVG Golden Syrian hamsters
  • S. haematobium (Egyptian strain)-exposed Swiss-Webster female mice
  • S. japonicum (Philippine or Chinese strain)–exposed O. h. quadrasi
  • S. japonicum (Philippine or Chinese strain)–exposed O. h. hupensis
  • S. japonicum (Philippine or Chinese strain)–exposed Swiss-Webster female mice

Cell Line

  • B. glabrata embryonic cell line (Bge)

Molecular Reagents

  • Genomic DNA/Total RNA/cDNA
  • Genomic DNA from S. mansoni, S. haematobium, S. japonicum adult worms (mixed sex and male, female) and their respective snail hosts
    RNA from various species and life stages

Other Strains of B. glabrata Snails: (BB02)

Libraries and Oligonucleotides

  • Various libraries from B. glabrata strains
  • House keeping gene primers (stability evaluated) for snail and parasite strains
  • Female sex specific primer of Schistosoma spp.
  • Microsatellite markers of S. mansoni