KEGG   Rickettsia africae

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T numberT00979
Org coderaf
AliasesRICAE, 347255
Full nameRickettsia africae
DefinitionRickettsia africae ESF-5
Annotationmanual
TaxonomyTAX: 347255
    LineageBacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsieae; Rickettsia; spotted fever group
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000023005.1)
BioProject: 18269
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH00323 Spotted fever
CommentIsolated in an Amblyomma variegatum tick collected from cattle in the Shulu province of Ethiopia in 1966.
ChromosomeCircular
    SequenceGB: CP001612
    Length1278540
PlasmidpRAF; Circular
    SequenceGB: CP001613
    Length12377
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1290917
Number of protein genes: 1041
Number of RNA genes: 39
Created2009
ReferencePMID: 19379498
    AuthorsFournier PE et al.
    TitleAnalysis of the Rickettsia africae genome reveals that virulence acquisition in Rickettsia species may be explained by genome reduction.
    JournalBMC Genomics 10:166 (2009)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-166