KEGG   Brugia malayi (filaria)

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T numberT01050
NameBrugia malayi (filaria)
TaxonomyTAX: 6279
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Rhabditida; Spirurina; Spiruromorpha; Filarioidea; Onchocercidae; Brugia
BriteKEGG organisms [BR:br08601]
KEGG organisms in the NCBI taxonomy [BR:br08610]
KEGG organisms in taxonomic ranks [BR:br08611]
KEGG organisms: animals [BR:br08612]
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000002995.4 Scaffold)
BioProject: 27801
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH01086 Lymphatic filariasis
H02028 Filariasis
CommentEndemic in Southeast Asia and Indonesia.
Major human filarial pathogen that can be maintained in small laboratory animals.
Carries three genomes: nuclear, mitochondrial and that of an alphaproteobacterial endosymbiont, Wolbachia.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 10917
Number of RNA genes: 264
ReferencePMID: 17885136
    AuthorsGhedin E, Wang S, Spiro D, Caler E, Zhao Q, Crabtree J, Allen JE, Delcher AL, Guiliano DB, Miranda-Saavedra D, et al.
    TitleDraft genome of the filarial nematode parasite Brugia malayi.
    JournalScience 317:1756-60 (2007)
DOI: 10.1126/science.1145406