KEGG   GENOME: Corynebacterium diphtheriae NCTC 13129Help
Entry
T00151            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
cdi, CORDI, 257309
Definition
Corynebacterium diphtheriae NCTC 13129
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:257309
  Lineage
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Corynebacteriales; Corynebacteriaceae; Corynebacterium
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H00343  
Diphtheria
Comment
Non-spore forming, non-motile, pleomorphic rod belonging to the genus Corynebacterium.
Produces a potent bacteriophage-encoded protein exotoxin, diphtheria toxin (DT), which causes the symptoms of diphtheria.
Isolate from the pharyngeal membrane of a 72-year-old female with clinical diphtheria during the Eastern European outbreak in 1997.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
2488635
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       2488635
Number of protein genes:        2272
Number of RNA genes:              69
Reference
  Authors
Cerdeno-Tarraga AM et al.
  Title
The complete genome sequence and analysis of Corynebacterium diphtheriae NCTC13129.
  Journal
Nucleic Acids Res 31:6516-23 (2003)

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