KEGG   Trichinella spiralis

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T numberT01609
Org codetsp
Full nameTrichinella spiralis
DefinitionTrichinella spiralis
TaxonomyTAX: 6334
    LineageEukaryota; Metazoa; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Enoplea; Dorylaimia; Trichinellida; Trichinellidae; Trichinella
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000181795.1)
BioProject: 66457
Original DBWashington U
KeywordsHuman pathogen, Animal pathogen
DiseaseH01099 Trichinosis
CommentFood-borne zoonotic parasite.
Most common cause of human trichinellosis.
Shows little host specificity among mammals, completes its entire life cycle in a single host, does not have a free-living stage and lives as an intracellular parasite within a single striated muscle cell.
StatisticsNumber of protein genes: 16392
Number of RNA genes: 24
ReferencePMID: 21336279
    AuthorsMitreva M et al.
    TitleThe draft genome of the parasitic nematode Trichinella spiralis.
    JournalNat Genet 43:228-35 (2011)
DOI: 10.1038/ng.769