KEGG   GENOME: Brugia malayi (filaria)Help
Entry
T01050            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
bmy, BRUMA, 6279
Definition
Brugia malayi (filaria)
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:6279
  Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Spirurida; Filarioidea; Onchocercidae; Brugia
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H01086  Lymphatic filariasis
Comment
Endemic in Southeast Asia and Indonesia.
Major human filarial pathogen that can be maintained in small laboratory animals.
Carries three genomes: nuclear, mitochondrial and that of an alphaproteobacterial endosymbiont, Wolbachia.
Statistics
Number of protein genes:       11371
Number of RNA genes:              24
Reference
  Authors
Ghedin E et al.
  Title
Draft genome of the filarial nematode parasite Brugia malayi.
  Journal
Science 317:1756-60 (2007)

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