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Echinococcus granulosus

Taxonomy ID: 6210 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid6210)
Scientific name: Echinococcus granulosus (Batsch, 1786)
Inherited blast name: flatworms
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 9 (Echinoderm Mitochondrial; Flatworm Mitochondrial)
Other names:
synonym: Echinococcus granulosus G1 strain
synonym: Echinococcus granulosus G2 strain
synonym: Echinococcus granulosus G3 strain
synonym: Echinococcus granulosus Tasmanian sheep strain
synonym: Echinococcus granulosus buffalo strain
synonym: Echinococcus granulosus s. s.
synonym: Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto
synonym: Echinococcus granulosus sheep strain
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Platyhelminthes; Cestoda; Eucestoda; Cyclophyllidea; Taeniidae; Echinococcus; Echinococcus granulosus group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 18,587 18,585
Nucleotide EST 28,834 28,834
Nucleotide GSS 7 7
Protein 40,632 40,631
Structure 3 3
Genome 1 1
Popset 170 170
GEO Datasets 29 29
PubMed Central 1,989 1,989
Gene 11,332 11,332
SRA Experiments 37 37
Protein Clusters 12 12
Identical Protein Groups 22,230 22,230
Bio Project 14 14
Bio Sample 39 39
Assembly 2 2
PubChem BioAssay 5 5
Taxonomy 2 1

Comments and References:

Reference to PubMed documentThompson, R.C.A. & D.P. McManuset (2002)
Thompson, R. C. A. & D. P. McManus. 2002. Towards a taxonomic revision of the genus Echinococcus. Trends in Parasitology 18: 452-457.

Reference to PubMed documentLavikainen, A. et al. (2003)
Lavikainen, A., M. J. Lehtinen, T. Meri, V. Hirvela-Koski & S. Meri. 2003. Molecular genetic characterization of the Fennoscandian cervid strain, a new genotypic group (G10) of Echinococcus granulosus. Parasitology 127 (Pt 3): 207-215.

Jenkins, D.J. et al. (2005)
Jenkins, D. J., T. Romig & R. C. Thompson. 2005. Emergence/re-emergence of Echinococcus spp. - a global update. International Journal for Parasitology 35: 1205-1219.

Reference to PubMed documentNakao, M. et al. (2007)
Nakao, M., D. P. McManus, P. M. Schantz, P. S. Craig & A Ito. 2007. A molecular phylogeny of the genus Echinococcus inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes. Parasitology 134 (Pt 5): 713-722.

Reference to PubMed documentRomig, T. et al. (2006)
Romig, T., A. Dinkel & U. Mackenstedt. 2006. The present situation of echinococcosis in Europe. Parasitology International 55 Suppl: S187-S191.

Reference to PubMed documentRinaldi, L. et al. (2008)
Rinaldi, L., M. P. Maurelli, V. Veneziano, F. Capuano, A. G. Perugini & S. Cringoli. 2008. The role of cattle in the epidemiology of Echinococcus granulosus in an endemic area of southern Italy. Parasitology research 103: 175-179.

Reference to PubMed documentVarcasia, A. et al. (2008)
Varcasia, A., G. Garippa, A. P. Pipia, A. Scala, E. Brianti, S. Giannetto, G. Battelli, G. Poglayen, & G. Micagni. 2008. Cystic echinococcosis in equids in Italy. Parasitology research 102: 815-818.

Genome Information

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