KEGG   GENOME: Orientia tsutsugamushi Ikeda
Entry
T00705            Complete  Genome                                 

Org code
ott
Name
Orientia tsutsugamushi Ikeda
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:334380
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsieae; Orientia
Data source
GenBank (Assembly:GCA_000010205.1)
BioProject:18983
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H00324  Scrub typhus
Comment
Obligate intracellular parasite.
Causative agent of scrub typhus.
Belongs to the Japanese Gilliam serotype and is highly virulent in mice.
Isolated from a patient in 1979 in Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
2008987
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       2008987
Number of protein genes:        1967
Number of RNA genes:              38
Created
2008
Reference
  Authors
Nakayama K, Yamashita A, Kurokawa K, Morimoto T, Ogawa M, Fukuhara M, Urakami H, Ohnishi M, Uchiyama I, Ogura Y, et al.
  Title
The Whole-genome sequencing of the obligate intracellular bacterium Orientia tsutsugamushi revealed massive gene amplification during reductive genome evolution.
  Journal
DNA Res 15:185-99 (2008)
DOI:10.1093/dnares/dsn011

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