About Dirofilaria immitis
The nematode Dirofilaria immitis, or dog heartworm, is an important parasite of dogs and cats that is often fatal if left untreated. Transmitted by mosquitoes in warmer climatic zones, it is spreading across southern Europe and the Americas at an alarming pace.
There is 1 alternative genome project for Dirofilaria immitis available in WormBase ParaSite: PRJNA723804
Genome Assembly & Annotation
Automated gene predictions were made by the Blaxter laboratory at the University of Edinburgh. The version represented here is based on nDi.2.2.2 from nematodes.org. Some gene models have been further manually curated.
- Godel C, Kumar S, Koutsovoulos G, Ludin P, Nilsson D, Comandatore F, Wrobel N, Thompson M, Schmid CD, Goto S, Bringaud F, Wolstenholme A, Bandi C, Epe C, Kaminsky R, Blaxter M, Mäser P. The genome of the heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, reveals drug and vaccine targets. FASEB J, 2012;26(11):4650-4661
|Data Source||University of Edinburgh|
|Non coding genes||3|
|Small non coding genes||3|
This widget has been derived from the assembly-stats code developed by the Lepbase project at the University of Edinburgh