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ID: 33
Organism ImagePlasmodium falciparum (malaria parasite P. falciparum)

One of the causal agents of human malaria

Lineage: Eukaryota[1093]; Alveolata[49]; Apicomplexa[35]; Aconoidasida[19]; Haemosporida[12]; Plasmodium[12]; Plasmodium (Laverania)[2]; Plasmodium falciparum[1]
The protozoan parasite Plasmodium falciparum is the causal agent of human malaria. This parasite has a very complex lifecycle, involving vertebrate and invertebrate hosts. Infective forms (sporozoites) are transmitted to the human host during the mosquito Anopheles' blood meal. Malaria is a devastating parasitic disease; it infects 300 More...

Sequence data: genome assemblies: 23; sequence reads: 89 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)

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Genome Sequencing, no data73
Targeted Locus (Loci)2
Transcriptome or Gene expression70

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