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Taenia saginata

BioProject PRJNA71493 | Data Source Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences | Taxonomy ID 6206

About Taenia saginata

The cestode Taenia saginata, also known as the beef tapeworm, is a parasite of cattle. It is found globally. Humans contract the infection by eating eating raw or undercooked meat and this causes intestinal taeniasis which is usually asymptomatic.

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyASM169307v2, GCA_001693075.2
StrainTSAYD01
Database VersionWBPS9
Genome Size169,104,283
Data SourceChinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Annotation Version2016-10-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes13,161
Gene transcripts13,161

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