KEGG   Tetrahymena thermophila

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T numberT01020
Org codetet
AliasesTETTH, 312017
Full nameTetrahymena thermophila
DefinitionTetrahymena thermophila SB210, macronuclear genome
TaxonomyTAX: 312017
    LineageEukaryota; Sar; Alveolata; Ciliophora; Intramacronucleata; Oligohymenophorea; Hymenostomatida; Tetrahymenina; Tetrahymenidae; Tetrahymena
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000189635.1)
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