Aphanomyces astaci (astaci_D2)

Aphanomyces astaci Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Aphanomyces astaci


Crayfish plague, Aphanomyces astaci, is a water mold that infects crayfish, most notably the European Astacus which dies within a few weeks of being infected. When experimentally tested, species from Australia, New Guinea and Japan were also found to be susceptible to the infection.

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Assemblyastaci_D2, INSDC Assembly GCA_003546585.1,
Database version97.1
Base Pairs53,464,605
Golden Path Length53,464,605
Genebuild byENA
Genebuild methodGenerated from ENA annotation
Data sourceUniversity of Exeter

Gene counts

Coding genes14,358
Gene transcripts14,358

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