KEGG   Ehrlichia ruminantium Gardel

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T numberT00232
Org codeerg
AliasesEHRRG, 302409
Full nameEhrlichia ruminantium Gardel
DefinitionEhrlichia ruminantium Gardel
TaxonomyTAX: 302409
    LineageBacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae; Ehrlichia
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000050405.1)
BioProject: 13356
KeywordsAnimal pathogen
CommentCausative agent of heartwater, a major tick-borne disease of livestock in Africa.
Isolated on the island of Guadeloupe in 1982 from a goat injected with a homogenate of a female Amblyomma variegatum tick collected from cows.
    SequenceGB: CR925677
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1499920
Number of protein genes: 950
Number of RNA genes: 39
ReferencePMID: 16547041
    AuthorsFrutos R, Viari A, Ferraz C, Morgat A, Eychenie S, Kandassamy Y, Chantal I, Bensaid A, Coissac E, Vachiery N, et al.
    TitleComparative genomic analysis of three strains of Ehrlichia ruminantium reveals an active process of genome size plasticity.
    JournalJ Bacteriol 188:2533-42 (2006)
DOI: 10.1128/JB.188.7.2533-2542.2006