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Parascaris univalens

BioProject PRJNA386823 | Data Source University of Colorado Denver | Taxonomy ID 6257

About Parascaris univalens

The nematode Parascaris univalens is an ubiquitous parasite infecting young horses. It is morphologically identical to, and has in the past been confused with, its sister species Parascaris equorum.

Genome Assembly & Annotation


The assembly was produced by the Davis laboratory at the University of Colorado , as described by Wang et al. (2017)


The gene predictions were made by the Davis laboratory at the University of Colorado based on the output of TransDecoder . A correction was submitted by the authors in 2018 for release 11 of WormBase ParaSite. Release 15 saw the addition of 10 gene models curated as part of the study of the P. univalens P-glycoprotein repertoire at The Free University of Berlin.

Key Publications

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyASM225920v1, GCA_002259205.1
Database VersionWBPS19
Genome Size253,353,821
Data SourceUniversity of Colorado Denver
Annotation Version2020-05-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes14,323
Non coding genes672
Small non coding genes672
Gene transcripts40,373

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