KEGG   Tetrahymena thermophila

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T numberT01020
NameTetrahymena thermophila SB210, macronuclear genome
TaxonomyTAX: 312017
    LineageEukaryota; Sar; Alveolata; Ciliophora; Intramacronucleata; Oligohymenophorea; Hymenostomatida; Tetrahymenina; Tetrahymenidae; Tetrahymena
BriteKEGG organisms [BR:br08601]
KEGG organisms in the NCBI taxonomy [BR:br08610]
KEGG organisms in taxonomic ranks [BR:br08611]
KEGG organisms: protists [BR:br08615]
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000189635.1 Scaffold)
BioProject: 16792
Original DBTGD
CommentHas separate germline and soma functions that are embodied by distinct nuclei within a single cell.
First isolated from the wild in the 1950s.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 27041
Number of RNA genes: 14
ReferencePMID: 16933976
    AuthorsEisen JA, Coyne RS, Wu M, Wu D, Thiagarajan M, Wortman JR, Badger JH, Ren Q, Amedeo P, Jones KM, et al.
    TitleMacronuclear genome sequence of the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila, a model eukaryote.
    JournalPLoS Biol 4:e286 (2006)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040286