KEGG   Pediculus humanus corporis (human body louse)

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T numberT01223
Org codephu
Full namePediculus humanus corporis (human body louse)
DefinitionPediculus humanus corporis (human body louse)
TaxonomyTAX: 121224
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Arthropoda; Hexapoda; Insecta; Pterygota; Neoptera; Paraneoptera; Psocodea; Phthiraptera; Anoplura; Pediculidae; Pediculus
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000006295.1)
BioProject: 19807
Original DBVectorBase
KeywordsHuman pathogen
DiseaseH01054 Pediculosis
CommentObligatory parasite of humans.
Important vector for human diseases, including epidemic typhus, relapsing fever, and trench fever.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 10773
ReferencePMID: 20566863
    AuthorsKirkness EF et al.
    TitleGenome sequences of the human body louse and its primary endosymbiont provide insights into the permanent parasitic lifestyle.
    JournalProc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12168-73 (2010)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1003379107