KEGG   Necator americanus (New World hookworm)

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T numberT04867
NameNecator americanus (New World hookworm)
TaxonomyTAX: 51031
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Rhabditida; Rhabditina; Rhabditomorpha; Strongyloidea; Ancylostomatidae; Bunostominae; Necator
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_000507365.1)
BioProject: 279932
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH01092 Hookworm disease
CommentHuman hookworm.
Predominant soil-transmitted human parasite.
Adult worms feed on blood in the small intestine, causing iron-deficiency anemia, malnutrition, growth and development stunting in children, and severe morbidity and mortality during pregnancy in women.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 19165
Number of RNA genes: 110
ReferencePMID: 24441737
    AuthorsTang YT, Gao X, Rosa BA, Abubucker S, Hallsworth-Pepin K, Martin J, Tyagi R, Heizer E, Zhang X, Bhonagiri-Palsikar V, et al.
    TitleGenome of the human hookworm Necator americanus.
    JournalNat Genet 46:261-9 (2014)
DOI: 10.1038/ng.2875
ReferencePMID: 11812491
    AuthorsHu M, Chilton NB, Gasser RB
    TitleThe mitochondrial genomes of the human hookworms, Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus (Nematoda: Secernentea).
    JournalInt J Parasitol 32:145-58 (2002)
DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7519(01)00316-2