KEGG   Echinococcus granulosus

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T numberT05553
Org codeegl
Full nameEchinococcus granulosus
DefinitionEchinococcus granulosus
TaxonomyTAX: 6210
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Spiralia; Lophotrochozoa; Platyhelminthes; Cestoda; Eucestoda; Cyclophyllidea; Taeniidae; Echinococcus; Echinococcus granulosus group
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000524195.1)
BioProject: 182977
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH01153 Human echinococcosis
CommentThe larval (metacestode) stage causes hydatidosis (cystic hydatid disease; cystic echinococcosis), a chronic cyst-forming disease in the intermediate (human) host.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 11331
Number of RNA genes: 23
ReferencePMID: 24013640
    AuthorsZheng H, Zhang W, Zhang L, Zhang Z, Li J, Lu G, Zhu Y, Wang Y, Huang Y, Liu J, et al.
    TitleThe genome of the hydatid tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus.
    JournalNat Genet 45:1168-75 (2013)
DOI: 10.1038/ng.2757