KEGG   Echinococcus granulosus

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T numberT05553
Org codeegl
Full nameEchinococcus granulosus
DefinitionEchinococcus granulosus
TaxonomyTAX: 6210
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Platyhelminthes; Cestoda; Eucestoda; Cyclophyllidea; Taeniidae; Echinococcus; Echinococcus granulosus group
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000524195.1)
BioProject: 182977
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH01153 Human echinococcosis
CommentThe larval (metacestode) stage causes hydatidosis (cystic hydatid disease; cystic echinococcosis), a chronic cyst-forming disease in the intermediate (human) host.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 11331
Number of RNA genes: 18
ReferencePMID: 24013640
    AuthorsZheng H et al.
    TitleThe genome of the hydatid tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus.
    JournalNat Genet 45:1168-75 (2013)
DOI: 10.1038/ng.2757