KEGG   GENOME: Necator americanus (New World hookworm)
Entry
T04867            Complete  Genome                                 
Org code
nai
Name
Necator americanus (New World hookworm)
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:51031
  Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Strongylida; Ancylostomatoidea; Ancylostomatidae; Bunostominae; Necator
Data source
RefSeq (Assembly:GCF_000507365.1)
BioProject:279932
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H01092  Hookworm disease
Comment
Human hookworm.
Predominant soil-transmitted human parasite.
Adult worms feed on blood in the small intestine, causing iron-deficiency anemia, malnutrition, growth and development stunting in children, and severe morbidity and  mortality during pregnancy in women.
Statistics
Number of protein genes:       19165
Number of RNA genes:             110
Created
2017
Reference
  Authors
Tang YT, Gao X, Rosa BA, Abubucker S, Hallsworth-Pepin K, Martin J, Tyagi R, Heizer E, Zhang X, Bhonagiri-Palsikar V, et al.
  Title
Genome of the human hookworm Necator americanus.
  Journal
Nat Genet 46:261-9 (2014)
DOI:10.1038/ng.2875
Reference
  Authors
Hu M, Chilton NB, Gasser RB
  Title
The mitochondrial genomes of the human hookworms, Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus (Nematoda: Secernentea).
  Journal
Int J Parasitol 32:145-58 (2002)
DOI:10.1016/S0020-7519(01)00316-2

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