KEGG   Loa loa (eye worm)

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T numberT02664
NameLoa loa (eye worm)
TaxonomyTAX: 7209
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Rhabditida; Spirurina; Spiruromorpha; Filarioidea; Onchocercidae; Loa
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_000183805.2 Scaffold)
BioProject: 60051
Original DBBroad
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH01104 Loiasis
H02028 Filariasis
CommentAfrican eyeworm.
Major filarial pathogen of humans.
Not contain the obligate intracellular Wolbachia endosymbiont.
Purified during a therapeutic apheresis from a patient with loiasis infected in Cameroon.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 14915
Number of RNA genes: 37
ReferencePMID: 23525074
    AuthorsDesjardins CA, Cerqueira GC, Goldberg JM, Dunning Hotopp JC, Haas BJ, Zucker J, Ribeiro JM, Saif S, Levin JZ, Fan L, et al.
    TitleGenomics of Loa loa, a Wolbachia-free filarial parasite of humans.
    JournalNat Genet 45:495-500 (2013)
DOI: 10.1038/ng.2585
ReferencePMID: 22530989
    AuthorsMcNulty SN, Mullin AS, Vaughan JA, Tkach VV, Weil GJ, Fischer PU
    TitleComparing the mitochondrial genomes of Wolbachia-dependent and independent filarial nematode species.
    JournalBMC Genomics 13:145 (2012)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-145