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Trichuris trichiura

BioProject PRJEB535 | Data Source Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute | Taxonomy ID 36087

About Trichuris trichiura

The nematode Trichuris trichiura, or human whipworm, is an intestinal parasite of humans currently thought to infect up to 1 billion people worldwide resulting in considerable morbidity.

Genome Assembly & Annotation

Assembly

The T. trichiura genome has been sequenced by the Parasite Genomics group at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, in collaboration with Richard Grencis (University of Manchester), as described by Foth et al (2014). The assembly version represented here is INSDC assembly TTRE2.1.

Annotation

The gene predictions were made by the Parasite Genomics group at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, as described by Foth et al (2014).

Key Publications

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyTTRE2.1, GCA_000613005.1
StrainRepublic of Ecuador
Database VersionWBPS9
Genome Size75,496,394
Data SourceWellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Annotation Version2014-06-50HGPpatch

Gene counts

Coding genes9,650
Gene transcripts9,650

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