KEGG   Orientia tsutsugamushi Ikeda

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T numberT00705
NameOrientia tsutsugamushi Ikeda
TaxonomyTAX: 334380
    LineageBacteria; Pseudomonadota; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsieae; Orientia
BriteKEGG organisms [BR:br08601]
KEGG organisms in the NCBI taxonomy [BR:br08610]
KEGG organisms in taxonomic ranks [BR:br08611]
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000010205.1 Complete Genome)
BioProject: 18983
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH00324 Scrub typhus
CommentObligate intracellular parasite.
Causative agent of scrub typhus.
Belongs to the Japanese Gilliam serotype and is highly virulent in mice.
Isolated from a patient in 1979 in Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
    SequenceGB: AP008981
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 2008987
Number of protein genes: 1967
Number of RNA genes: 38
ReferencePMID: 18508905
    AuthorsNakayama K, Yamashita A, Kurokawa K, Morimoto T, Ogawa M, Fukuhara M, Urakami H, Ohnishi M, Uchiyama I, Ogura Y, et al.
    TitleThe Whole-genome sequencing of the obligate intracellular bacterium Orientia tsutsugamushi revealed massive gene amplification during reductive genome evolution.
    JournalDNA Res 15:185-99 (2008)
DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsn011