KEGG   GENOME: Rickettsia africaeHelp
Entry
T00979            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
raf, RICAE, 347255
Definition
Rickettsia africae ESF-5
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:347255
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsieae; Rickettsia; spotted fever group
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
U Mediterranee
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H00323  
Spotted fever
Comment
Isolated in an Amblyomma variegatum tick collected from cattle in the Shulu province of Ethiopia in 1966.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1278540
Plasmid
pRAF; Circular
  Sequence
  Length
12377
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1290917
Number of protein genes:        1041
Number of RNA genes:              39
Reference
  Authors
Fournier PE, et al.
  Title
Analysis of the Rickettsia africae genome reveals that virulence acquisition in Rickettsia species may be explained by genome reduction.
  Journal
BMC Genomics 10:166 (2009)

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