KEGG   GENOME: Ehrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (France)
Entry
T00233            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
erw, EHRRW, 254945
Definition
Ehrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (France)
Category
Type strain
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:254945
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae; Ehrlichia
Data source
GenBank (Assembly:GCA_000050425.1)
BioProject:13355
Keywords
Animal pathogen
Comment
Causative agent of heartwater, a major tick-borne disease of livestock in Africa.
Isolated in South Africa in 1985 from mice injected with individually homogenized, infected, field-collected Amblyomma hebraeum ticks.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1512977
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1512977
Number of protein genes:         958
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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