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Despite invading reproductive tissue, <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> did not affect number and sex ratio of progeny.

By Shantala Arundathi Hari Dass (340586), Anand Vasudevan (340587), Deborah Dutta (340588), Linda Jing Ting Soh (340589), Robert Morris Sapolsky (340590) and Ajai Vyas (209270)

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<p>Infected animals sired comparable number of live progenies with similar sex ratio. Pups born to infected fathers weighed marginally more, an effect statistically significant but of very small effect size.</p

Topics: Microbiology, Neuroscience, Evolutionary Biology, Ecology, Infectious Diseases, invading, reproductive, did
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027229.t002
OAI identifier: oai:figshare.com:article/388060
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