KEGG   GENOME: Ehrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (South Africa)
Entry
T00224            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
eru, EHRRW, 254945
Definition
Ehrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (South Africa)
Category
Type strain
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:254945
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae; Ehrlichia
Data source
GenBank (Assembly:GCA_000026005.1)
BioProject:9614
Original DB
Keywords
Animal pathogen
Comment
Transmitted by ticks of the genus Amblyomma.
Causes heartwater, a fatal and economically important disease of wild and domestic ruminants.
Derived from the South African Welgevonden isolate.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1516355
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1516355
Number of protein genes:         888
Number of RNA genes:              41
Created
2005
Reference
  Authors
Collins NE, Liebenberg J, de Villiers EP, Brayton KA, Louw E, Pretorius A, Faber FE, van Heerden H, Josemans A, van Kleef M, et al.
  Title
The genome of the heartwater agent Ehrlichia ruminantium contains multiple tandem repeats of actively variable copy number.
  Journal
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:838-43 (2005)
DOI:10.1073/pnas.0406633102
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