KEGG   GENOME: Pediculus humanus corporis (human body louse)Help
Entry
T01223            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
phu, 121224
Definition
Pediculus humanus corporis (human body louse)
Annotation
KOALAShow organism
Taxonomy
TAX:121224
  Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Arthropoda; Hexapoda; Insecta; Pterygota; Neoptera; Paraneoptera; Phthiraptera; Anoplura; Pediculidae; Pediculus
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H01054  Pediculosis
Comment
Obligatory parasite of humans.
Important vector for human diseases, including epidemic typhus, relapsing fever, and trench fever.
Statistics
Number of protein genes:       10773
Reference
  Authors
Kirkness EF et al.
  Title
Genome sequences of the human body louse and its primary endosymbiont provide insights into the permanent parasitic lifestyle.
  Journal
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12168-73 (2010)

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