KEGG   Brugia malayi (filaria)

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T numberT01050
Org codebmy
AliasesBRUMA, 6279
Full nameBrugia malayi (filaria)
DefinitionBrugia malayi (filaria)
TaxonomyTAX: 6279
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Rhabditida; Spirurina; Spiruromorpha; Filarioidea; Onchocercidae; Brugia
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000002995.3)
BioProject: 27801
Original DBWormBase
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: 11371
Number of RNA genes: 24
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