KEGG   GENOME: Loa loa (eye worm)
Entry
T02664            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
loa, LOALO, 7209
Definition
Loa loa (eye worm)
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:7209
  Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Rhabditida; Spirurina; Spiruromorpha; Filarioidea; Onchocercidae; Loa
Data source
RefSeq (Assembly:GCF_000183805.2)
BioProject:60051
Original DB
Keywords
Human pathogen
Disease
H01104  Loiasis
H02028  Filariasis
Comment
African eyeworm.
Major filarial pathogen of humans.
Not contain the obligate  intracellular Wolbachia endosymbiont.
Purified during a therapeutic apheresis from a patient with loiasis infected in Cameroon.
Statistics
Number of protein genes:       14915
Number of RNA genes:              37
Created
2013
Reference
  Authors
Desjardins CA, Cerqueira GC, Goldberg JM, Dunning Hotopp JC, Haas BJ, Zucker J, Ribeiro JM, Saif S, Levin JZ, Fan L, et al.
  Title
Genomics of Loa loa, a Wolbachia-free filarial parasite of humans.
  Journal
Nat Genet 45:495-500 (2013)
DOI:10.1038/ng.2585
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