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Hymenolepis diminuta

BioProject PRJEB30942 | Data Source University of Warmia and Mazury | Taxonomy ID 6216

About Hymenolepis diminuta

The cestode Hymenolepis diminuta, or rat tapeworm, is a worldwide parasite of rats that causes hymenolepiasis in mammals using insects as intermediate hosts.

There is 1 alternative genome project for Hymenolepis diminuta available in WormBase ParaSite: PRJEB507

Genome Assembly & Annotation

Assembly

Contigs were generated from paired-end and mate-pair libraries and scaffolded with long Oxford Nanopore reads using LINKS and danaasm-link, as described by Nowak et al., 2019.

Annotation

Gene models were predicted using BRAKER2 and MAKER2, guided by RNAseq data, as described by Nowak et al., 2019

Key Publications

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyH.diminuta_WMSil1, GCA_902177915.1
Strainlaboratory inbred isolate
Database VersionWBPS15
Genome Size177,074,070
Data SourceUniversity of Warmia and Mazury
Annotation Version2020-04-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes15,165
Gene transcripts19,306

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