KEGG   Ehrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (France)

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T numberT00233
Org codeerw
AliasesEHRRW, 254945
Full nameEhrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (France)
DefinitionEhrlichia ruminantium Welgevonden (France)
CategoryType strain
Annotationyes
TaxonomyTAX: 254945
    LineageBacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Anaplasmataceae; Ehrlichia
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000050425.1)
BioProject: 13355
KeywordsAnimal pathogen
CommentCausative agent of heartwater, a major tick-borne disease of livestock in Africa.
Isolated in South Africa in 1985 from mice injected with individually homogenized, infected, field-collected Amblyomma hebraeum ticks.
ChromosomeCircular
    SequenceGB: CR925678
    Length1512977
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1512977
Number of protein genes: 958
Number of RNA genes: 39
Created2005
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