Species table : Toxocara canis

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Species Toxocara canis
Common Name: large roundworm of dogs
Clade: Clade III
Disease: Toxocariasis is an intestinal disease of dogs (T. canis) and cats (T. cati). Toxocara can also cross into humans causing the zoonotic diseases ocular larval migrans and aisceral larval migrans.
Libraries: Library links
Sequencing: Initial ESTs completed by Rick Maizels, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. The Washington University Nematode EST Project, The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
External Collaborators: Prema Arasu North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
NemaGene information: NemaGene Cluster Search
Sanger-based cluster count :1975
454-based cluster count       :unavailable
NemaBLAST database: BLAST vs. reads grouped by library
BLAST vs. transcript contigs & genes
GO Associations: GO Associations
KEGG Associations: KEGG Associations(EST contigs)
Nembase4 species page: Toxocara canis species page at Nembase4

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