KEGG   Trichinella spiralis

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T numberT01609
NameTrichinella spiralis
TaxonomyTAX: 6334
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Enoplea; Dorylaimia; Trichinellida; Trichinellidae; Trichinella
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000181795.1)
BioProject: 66457
KeywordsHuman pathogen, Animal pathogen
DiseaseH01099 Trichinosis
CommentFood-borne zoonotic parasite.
Most common cause of human trichinellosis.
Shows little host specificity among mammals, completes its entire life cycle in a single host, does not have a free-living stage and lives as an intracellular parasite within a single striated muscle cell.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 16392
Number of RNA genes: 24
ReferencePMID: 21336279
    AuthorsMitreva M, Jasmer DP, Zarlenga DS, Wang Z, Abubucker S, Martin J, Taylor CM, Yin Y, Fulton L, Minx P, et al.
    TitleThe draft genome of the parasitic nematode Trichinella spiralis.
    JournalNat Genet 43:228-35 (2011)
DOI: 10.1038/ng.769