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Fasciola hepatica

BioProject PRJNA179522 | Data Source Genome Institute at Washington University | Taxonomy ID 6192

About Fasciola hepatica

The trematode Fasciola hepatica, or sheep liver fluke or common liver fluke, is a parasite that infects humans, cows and sheep. It causes a disease called fascioliasis, infection arises from ingestion of metacercariae on water plants such as watercress. In the UK, Fasciola is generally common in farmed livestock which graze upon wetland pastures where the parasites intermediate snail host thrives.

There is 1 alternative genome project for Fasciola hepatica available in WormBase ParaSite: PRJEB6687

Genome assembly: F_hepatica_1.0.allpaths.pg

The genome assembly was produced by the Mitreva laboratory at the Genome Institute of Washington University, and submitted in late 2013 as part of the 50 Helminth Genomes Initiative (Helminth Genomes Consortium, unpublished).

Gene annotation

The gene predictions were made by the Mitreva laboratory at the Genome Institute of Washington University, and submitted in late 2013 as part of the 50 Helminth Genomes project (Helminth Genomes Consortium, unpublished).

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

Comparative genomics

What can I find? Orthologues, paralogues, and gene trees across multiple species.

More information and statistics

Statistics

AssemblyF_hepatica_1.0.allpaths.pg
Database VersionWBPS8
Genome Size1,139,208,645
Data SourceGenome Institute at Washington University
Annotation Version2014-05-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes15,739
Gene transcripts15,739

Assembly Statistics

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