KEGG   Rickettsia africae

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T numberT00979
NameRickettsia africae ESF-5
TaxonomyTAX: 347255
    LineageBacteria; Pseudomonadota; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsieae; Rickettsia; spotted fever group
BriteKEGG organisms [BR:br08601]
KEGG organisms in the NCBI taxonomy [BR:br08610]
KEGG organisms in taxonomic ranks [BR:br08611]
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000023005.1 Complete Genome)
BioProject: 18269
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH00323 Spotted fever
CommentIsolated in an Amblyomma variegatum tick collected from cattle in the Shulu province of Ethiopia in 1966.
    SequenceGB: CP001612
PlasmidpRAF; Circular
    SequenceGB: CP001613
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1290917
Number of protein genes: 1041
Number of RNA genes: 39
ReferencePMID: 19379498
    AuthorsFournier PE, El Karkouri K, Leroy Q, Robert C, Giumelli B, Renesto P, Socolovschi C, Parola P, Audic S, Raoult D
    TitleAnalysis of the Rickettsia africae genome reveals that virulence acquisition in Rickettsia species may be explained by genome reduction.
    JournalBMC Genomics 10:166 (2009)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-166