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Opisthorchis felineus

BioProject PRJNA413383 | Data Source Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS | Taxonomy ID 147828

About Opisthorchis felineus

The trematode Opisthorchis felineus, known as the cat liver fluke, is an agent of opisthorchiasis. Inhabitants of Siberia acquire the infection by consuming raw fish.

Genome Assembly & Annotation

Assembly

The genome was sequenced using whole genome shotgun sequencing, as described in Ershov et al. (2019).

Annotation

The annotation was produced using EVidence Modeller by incorporating evidence from open reading frames, RNASeq reads, and protein alignments from species related to O. felineus, as described in Ershov et al. (2019).

Key Publications

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyICG_Ofel_1.0, GCA_004794785.1
StrainAK-0245
Database VersionWBPS14
Genome Size679,245,959
Data SourceInstitute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS
Annotation Version2019-05-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes11,427
Gene transcripts20,867

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