Aphanomyces astaci (GCA_003546785.1) (astaci_457)

Aphanomyces astaci (GCA_003546785.1) 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_457, INSDC Assembly GCA_003546785.1,
Database version100.1
Base Pairs70,452,593
Golden Path Length70,452,593
Genebuild byENA
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceUniversity of Exeter

Gene counts

Coding genes16,499
Gene transcripts16,499

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