Plasmodium falciparum (malaria parasite P. falciparum)
Reference genome: Plasmodium falciparum 3D7 (assembly ASM276v2)
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ID: 33
Organism ImagePlasmodium falciparum (malaria parasite P. falciparum)

One of the causal agents of human malaria

Lineage: Eukaryota[3583]; Alveolata[87]; Apicomplexa[57]; Aconoidasida[31]; Haemosporida[21]; Plasmodiidae[20]; Plasmodium[20]; Plasmodium (Laverania)[4]; 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: 38; sequence reads: 134 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 24.6285
 median protein count: 5992
 median GC%: 21.8

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