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Trichinella pseudospiralis

BioProject PRJNA257433 | Data Source University of Melbourne | Taxonomy ID 6337

About Trichinella pseudospiralis

One of the Trichinella genus of parasitic nematodes, the causative agents of trichinosis (also known as trichinellosis). Trichinella pseudospiralis is a species which does not encapsulate in host muscle tissue and infects mammals and birds worldwide. This strain of T. pseudospiralis, ISS13, had a raccoon from Russia as its original host.

There are 4 alternative strains from this genome project for Trichinella pseudospiralis available in WormBase ParaSite: ISS141 ISS176 ISS470 ISS588

Genome assembly: T4_ISS13_r1.0

The genome of T. pseudospiralis was produced by the Gasser laboratory at the University of Melbourne, as part of the assembly and analysis of all 12 recognized Trichinella species (described in Korhonen et al (2016)).

Gene annotation

The gene predictions were made by the Gasser laboratory at the University of Melbourne.

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

Key Publications

Statistics

AssemblyT4_ISS13_r1.0, GCA_001447675.1
StrainISS13
Database VersionWBPS8
Genome Size49,162,916
Data SourceUniversity of Melbourne
Annotation Version2016-05-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes12,659
Gene transcripts17,161

Assembly Statistics

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