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WormBase ParaSite HomeVersion: WBPS19 (WS291)-  Archive: WBPS18

Trichinella zimbabwensis

BioProject PRJNA257433 | Data Source University of Melbourne | Taxonomy ID 268475

About Trichinella zimbabwensis

One of the Trichinella genus of parasitic nematodes, which are generally the causative agents of trichinosis (also known as trichinellosis). Trichinella zimbabwensis is found in crocodiles and monitor lizards in Africa but there are no known associations of this species with human disease.

Genome Assembly & Annotation


The genome of T. zimbabwensis was produced by the Gasser laboratory at the University of Melbourne, as part of the assembly and analysis of all 12 recognized Trichinella species (described in Korhonen et al (2016)).


The gene predictions were made by the Gasser laboratory at the University of Melbourne.

Key Publications

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyT11_ISS1029_r1.0, GCA_001447665.1
Database VersionWBPS19
Genome Size50,795,114
Data SourceUniversity of Melbourne
Annotation Version2016-05-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes14,764
Gene transcripts19,269

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