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ID: 162
Organism ImageTropheryma whipplei

The causal agent of Whipple's disease

Lineage: Bacteria[5360]; Actinobacteria[882]; Actinobacteria[882]; Actinobacteridae[806]; Actinomycetales[756]; Micrococcineae[155]; Tropheryma[1]; Tropheryma whipplei[1]
Tropheryma whipplei.This bacterium is the causative agent of Whipple's disease. First described by US pathologist and Nobel laureate George H. Whipple in 1907, this potentially lethal and persistent, but rare disease, manifests itself as a multisystem disorder, involving the intestinal tract (diarrhea, abdominal pain) and various other More...

Sequence data: genome assemblies: 18 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)

 Representative (genome information for reference and representative genomes)

    Representative genome: [see all organisms]

    • minus sign  Tropheryma whipplei str. Twist

      Submitter: Genoscope

      Human Pathogen

      Morphology: Gram:Positive, Shape:Bacilli, Motility:No

      Environment: OxygenReq:Aerobic, OptimumTemperature:37, TemperatureRange:Mesophilic, Habitat:HostAssociated

      Phenotype: Disease:Whipple's disease

      Type Name RefSeq INSDC Size (Mb) GC% Protein rRNA tRNA Other RNA Gene Pseudogene

Dendrogram (based on genomic BLAST)

Other BioProjects

Genome Sequencing, no data4
Transcriptome or Gene expression2

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