KEGG   Ehrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (South Africa)

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T numberT00224
Org codeeru
AliasesEHRRW, 254945
Full nameEhrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (South Africa)
DefinitionEhrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (South Africa)
CategoryType strain
Annotationyes
TaxonomyTAX: 254945
    LineageBacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae; Ehrlichia
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000026005.1)
BioProject: 9614
Original DBSanger
KeywordsAnimal pathogen
CommentTransmitted 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.
ChromosomeCircular
    SequenceGB: CR767821
    Length1516355
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1516355
Number of protein genes: 888
Number of RNA genes: 41
Created2005
ReferencePMID: 15637156
    AuthorsCollins NE, Liebenberg J, de Villiers EP, Brayton KA, Louw E, Pretorius A, Faber FE, van Heerden H, Josemans A, van Kleef M, et al.
    TitleThe genome of the heartwater agent Ehrlichia ruminantium contains multiple tandem repeats of actively variable copy number.
    JournalProc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:838-43 (2005)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0406633102