KEGG   GENOME: Orientia tsutsugamushi IkedaHelp
Entry
T00705            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
ott, ORITI, 334380
Definition
Orientia tsutsugamushi Ikeda
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:334380
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsieae; Orientia
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
U Tokyo
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H00324  
Scrub typhus
Comment
Obligate intracellular parasite.
Causative agent of scrub typhus.
Belongs to the Japanese Gilliam serotype and is highly virulent in mice.
Isolated from a patient in 1979 in Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
2008987
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       2008987
Number of protein genes:        1967
Number of RNA genes:              38
Reference
  Authors
Nakayama K, et al.
  Title
The Whole-genome sequencing of the obligate intracellular bacterium Orientia tsutsugamushi revealed massive gene amplification during reductive genome evolution.
  Journal
DNA Res 15:185-99 (2008)

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