KEGG   GENOME: Giardia lambliaHelp
Entry
T01047            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
gla, GIALA, 184922
Definition
Giardia lamblia ATCC 50803
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:184922
  Lineage
Eukaryota; Diplomonadida; Hexamitidae; Giardiinae; Giardia
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H00362  Giardiasis
Comment
Eukaryotic protist.
Important human intestinal parasite.
Unusual features of this enigmatic protist include the presence of two similar, transcriptionally active diploid nuclei and the absence of mitochondria and peroxisomes.
Statistics
Number of protein genes:        6502
Reference
  Authors
Morrison HG et al.
  Title
Genomic minimalism in the early diverging intestinal parasite Giardia lamblia.
  Journal
Science 317:1921-6 (2007)

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