KEGG   GENOME: Ehrlichia ruminantium Gardel
Entry
T00232            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
erg, EHRRG, 302409
Definition
Ehrlichia ruminantium Gardel
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:302409
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae; Ehrlichia
Data source
GenBank (Assembly:GCA_000050405.1)
BioProject:13356
Keywords
Animal pathogen
Comment
Causative agent of heartwater, a major tick-borne disease of livestock in Africa.
Isolated on the island of Guadeloupe in 1982 from a goat injected with a homogenate of a female Amblyomma variegatum tick collected from cows.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1499920
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1499920
Number of protein genes:         950
Number of RNA genes:              39
Created
2005
Reference
  Authors
Frutos R, Viari A, Ferraz C, Morgat A, Eychenie S, Kandassamy Y, Chantal I, Bensaid A, Coissac E, Vachiery N, et al.
  Title
Comparative genomic analysis of three strains of Ehrlichia ruminantium reveals an active process of genome size plasticity.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 188:2533-42 (2006)
DOI:10.1128/JB.188.7.2533-2542.2006
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