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Ascaris suum

BioProject PRJNA62057 | Data Source University of Colorado Denver | Taxonomy ID 6253

About Ascaris suum

The nematode Ascaris suum is the large roundworm parasite of pigs and the causative agent of ascariasis. It is closely related to A. lumbricoides, the human large roundworm parasite, one of the most common human parasitic infections in the world. Cross infections of A. suum to humans and A. lumbricoides to pigs has been reported.

There is 1 alternative genome project for Ascaris suum available in WormBase ParaSite: PRJNA80881

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyASM18702v3, GCA_000187025.3
Database VersionWBPS11
Genome Size298,028,455
Data SourceUniversity of Colorado Denver
Annotation Version2018-04-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes16,778
Non coding genes1,196
Small non coding genes1,196
Gene transcripts61,706

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