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Table 3 Multilocus genotyping applying additional chromosomal markers of Toxoplasma gondii clones to selected clones used in virulence study

From: Toxoplasma gondii sexual cross in a single naturally infected feline host: Generation of highly mouse-virulent and avirulent clones, genotypically different from clonal types I, II and III

Chr.* Marker ID T. gondii clones
Group 1 Group 2 Group 3§ Group 4§ Group 5§
K119/2 2-H8 K119/2 2-F3-A3 K119/2 A7 B136/2 C12 K119/2 2-C10 K119/2 G11-C4 B136/5 G12 B136/1 B6-H6 B136/1 A3-F5
Ib c22-8a III III III II II
AK16b
III§ c29-2a III III II III III
AK97b II II
V§ L358a III III III II II
AK22b II
VI PK1a III II III II II
L53b
VIII§ nSAG2a III III III II II
AK53b III III
IX BTUBa III III II III III
L375b
X GRA6a III III III III III
AK69b
XII SAG3a III III III III III
plastid Apicoa III III III III I
  1. Typing was performed by PCR-Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) analysis. T. gondii clones were grouped according to their allele pattern.
  2. a Su et al. (2006) [46].
  3. b Toxoplasma Genome Mapping Database [47].
  4. * Chr., chromosome.
  5. § evidence for sexual recombination.