About Ancylostoma ceylanicum
The nematode Ancylostoma ceylanicum, or mammalian hookworm, is a parasite that attaches to the intestine of animals - particularly humans and hamsters - causing anaemia in the host. It is a good model for studying human hookworms.
There is 1 alternative genome project for Ancylostoma ceylanicum available in WormBase ParaSite: PRJNA72583
Genome assembly: Acey_2013.11.30.genDNA
The genome was sequenced by collaborating groups at the California Institute of Technology, Cornell University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, as described by Schwarz et al (2015).
The gene predictions were made by Cornell University, as described by Schwarz et al (2015).
What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.
What can I find? Orthologues, paralogues, and gene trees across multiple species.
- Schwarz EM, Hu Y, Antoshechkin I, Miller MM, Sternberg PW, Aroian RV. The genome and transcriptome of the zoonotic hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum identify infection-specific gene families. Nat Genet, 2015;47(4):416-422
|Data Source||Cornell University|