KEGG   Pediculus humanus corporis (human body louse)

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T numberT01223
Org codephu
Full namePediculus humanus corporis (human body louse)
DefinitionPediculus humanus corporis (human body louse)
TaxonomyTAX: 121224
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Arthropoda; Hexapoda; Insecta; Pterygota; Neoptera; Paraneoptera; Psocodea; Phthiraptera; Anoplura; Pediculidae; Pediculus
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000006295.1)
BioProject: 19807
Original DBVectorBase
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH01054 Pediculosis
CommentObligatory parasite of humans.
Important vector for human diseases, including epidemic typhus, relapsing fever, and trench fever.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 10773
ReferencePMID: 20566863
    AuthorsKirkness EF, Haas BJ, Sun W, Braig HR, Perotti MA, Clark JM, Lee SH, Robertson HM, Kennedy RC, Elhaik E, et al.
    TitleGenome sequences of the human body louse and its primary endosymbiont provide insights into the permanent parasitic lifestyle.
    JournalProc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12168-73 (2010)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1003379107