KEGG   GENOME: Loa loa (eye worm)Help
Entry
T02664            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
loa, LOALO, 7209
Definition
Loa loa (eye worm)
Annotation
KOALAShow organism
Taxonomy
TAX:7209
  Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Spirurida; Filarioidea; Onchocercidae; Loa
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H01104  Loiasis
Comment
African eyeworm.
Major filarial pathogen of humans.
Not contain the obligate  intracellular Wolbachia endosymbiont.
Purified during a therapeutic apheresis from a patient with loiasis infected in Cameroon.
Statistics
Number of protein genes:       16293
Number of RNA genes:              24
Reference
  Authors
Desjardins CA et al.
  Title
Genomics of Loa loa, a Wolbachia-free filarial parasite of humans.
  Journal
Nat Genet 45:495-500 (2013)

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