KEGG   Ehrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (South Africa)

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T numberT00224
NameEhrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (South Africa)
CategoryType strain
TaxonomyTAX: 254945
    LineageBacteria; Pseudomonadota; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae; Ehrlichia
BriteKEGG organisms [BR:br08601]
KEGG organisms in the NCBI taxonomy [BR:br08610]
KEGG organisms in taxonomic ranks [BR:br08611]
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000026005.1 Complete Genome)
BioProject: 9614
KeywordsAnimal pathogen
CommentTransmitted by ticks of the genus Amblyomma.
Causes heartwater, a fatal and economically important disease of wild and domestic ruminants.
Derived from the South African Welgevonden isolate.
    SequenceGB: CR767821
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1516355
Number of protein genes: 888
Number of RNA genes: 41
ReferencePMID: 15637156
    AuthorsCollins NE, Liebenberg J, de Villiers EP, Brayton KA, Louw E, Pretorius A, Faber FE, van Heerden H, Josemans A, van Kleef M, et al.
    TitleThe genome of the heartwater agent Ehrlichia ruminantium contains multiple tandem repeats of actively variable copy number.
    JournalProc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:838-43 (2005)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0406633102