About Opisthorchis viverrini
Opisthorchis viverrini, commonly known as the Southeast Asian liver fluke, is a trematode parasite from the family Opisthorchiidae that attacks the area of the bile duct. Infection is acquired when people ingest raw or undercooked fish. It causes the disease opisthorchiasis (also called clonorchiasis). The disease is linked cholangiocarcinoma, a cancer of the gall bladder and/or its ducts.
Genome Assembly & Annotation
- Young ND, Nagarajan N, Lin SJ, Korhonen PK, Jex AR, Hall RS, Safavi-Hemami H, Kaewkong W, Bertrand D, Gao S, Seet Q, Wongkham S, Teh BT, Wongkham C, Intapan PM, Maleewong W, Yang X, Hu M, Wang Z, Hofmann A, Sternberg PW, Tan P, Wang J, Gasser RB. The Opisthorchis viverrini genome provides insights into life in the bile duct. Nat Commun, 2014;5():4378
|Assembly||OpiViv1.0, GCA_000715545.1, Jul 2014|
|Data Source||University of Melbourne|
This widget has been derived from the assembly-stats code developed by the Lepbase project at the University of Edinburgh