KEGG   Corynebacterium diphtheriae NCTC 13129

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T numberT00151
Org codecdi
AliasesCORDI, 257309
Full nameCorynebacterium diphtheriae NCTC 13129
DefinitionCorynebacterium diphtheriae NCTC 13129
Annotationmanual
TaxonomyTAX: 257309
    LineageBacteria; Actinobacteria; Corynebacteriales; Corynebacteriaceae; Corynebacterium
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000195815.1)
BioProject: 87
Original DBGeneDB, Sanger
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH00343 Diphtheria
CommentNon-spore forming, non-motile, pleomorphic rod belonging to the genus Corynebacterium.
Produces a potent bacteriophage-encoded protein exotoxin, diphtheria toxin (DT), which causes the symptoms of diphtheria.
Isolate from the pharyngeal membrane of a 72-year-old female with clinical diphtheria during the Eastern European outbreak in 1997.
ChromosomeCircular
    SequenceGB: BX248353
    Length2488635
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 2488635
Number of protein genes: 2272
Number of RNA genes: 69
Created2003
ReferencePMID: 14602910
    AuthorsCerdeno-Tarraga AM et al.
    TitleThe complete genome sequence and analysis of Corynebacterium diphtheriae NCTC13129.
    JournalNucleic Acids Res 31:6516-23 (2003)
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkg874

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