KEGG   GENOME: Trichinella spiralisHelp
Entry
T01609            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
tsp, 6334
Definition
Trichinella spiralis
Annotation
KOALAShow organism
Taxonomy
TAX:6334
  Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Enoplea; Dorylaimia; Trichocephalida; Trichinellidae; Trichinella
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Human pathogen, Animal pathogen
Disease
H01099  Trichinosis
Comment
Food-borne zoonotic parasite.
Most common cause of human trichinellosis.
Shows little host specificity among mammals, completes its entire life cycle in a single host, does not have a free-living stage and lives as an intracellular parasite within a single striated muscle cell.
Statistics
Number of protein genes:       16392
Number of RNA genes:              24
Reference
  Authors
Mitreva M et al.
  Title
The draft genome of the parasitic nematode Trichinella spiralis.
  Journal
Nat Genet 43:228-35 (2011)

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