Species table : Necator americanus

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Species Necator americanus
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Photo Credit:
http://zeldia.cap.ed.ac.uk/nematodeESTs/species/NAC.html
Image: Necator americanus from Peter Durbin

Common Name: Human Hookworm
Clade: Clade V
Disease: Hookworms attach to capillary beds in the small intestine of a host where they suck blood resulting in anemia. Hookworms (A. duodenale & N. americanus) are a major cause of chronic anemia and growth stunting in children worldwide, particularly in the tropics. An estimated 1.28 billion people are infected.
Human parasite.
Sequencing: Edinburgh University, Blaxter Laboratory and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
Citations: Necator americanus abstract
NemaGene information: NemaGene Cluster Search
Sanger-based cluster count :0
454-based cluster count       :9262
Codon usage table: Codon Usage table
Nemabrowser gene annotations: NemaBrowse
KEGG Associations: KEGG Associations(cDNA isotigs)
Gene Expression data: RNAseq data
NCBI BioProject id: PRJNA72135
Nembase4 species page: Necator americanus species page at Nembase4

 
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