Plasmodium falciparum Santa Lucia (GCA_000150455.3) (Plas_falc_Santa_Lucia_Salvador_I_V1)

Plasmodium falciparum Santa Lucia (GCA_000150455.3) Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Plasmodium falciparum Santa Lucia

Plasmodium falciparum is a unicellular protozoan parasite of humans, and the deadliest species of Plasmodium that cause malaria in humans. Almost every malarial death is caused by P. falciparum, and 93% of death occurs in Africa. Children under five years of age are most affected, accounting for 61% of the total deaths. In Sub-Saharan Africa, over 75% of cases were due to P. falciparum, whereas in most other malarial countries, other, less virulent plasmodial species predominate.

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AssemblyPlas_falc_Santa_Lucia_Salvador_I_V1, INSDC Assembly GCA_000150455.3,
Database version111.1
Golden Path Length23,471,019
Genebuild by
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceBroad Institute

Gene counts

Coding genes6,126
Non coding genes54
Small non coding genes54
Gene transcripts6,249