Plasmodium ovale curtisi (Poc1)

Plasmodium ovale curtisi Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Plasmodium ovale curtisi


Plasmodium ovale is a species of parasitic protozoa that causes tertian malaria in humans. It is one of several species of Plasmodium parasites that infect humans including Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax which are responsible for most malarial infection. It is rare compared to these two parasites, and substantially less dangerous than P. falciparum.

P. ovale has recently been shown by genetic methods to consist of two subspecies, P. ovale curtisi and P. ovale wallikeri.

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AssemblyPoc1, INSDC Assembly GCA_900088555.1,
Database version97.1
Base Pairs34,518,662
Golden Path Length34,518,662
Genebuild byENA
Genebuild methodGenerated from ENA annotation
Data sourceKAUST

Gene counts

Coding genes7,776
Gene transcripts7,949

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