PROJECT NAME
GOLD Project ID
Gp0000554  
Project Name
Rickettsia typhi Wilmington  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
10478  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gc00208  
NCBI BioProject Name Rickettsia typhi str. Wilmington
NCBI BioProject ID 10679
NCBI BioProject Accession
PRJNA10679  
NCBI Locus Tag
RT  
NCBI BioSample Accession
SAMN02603327  
PI George Weinstock
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2007-11-27
Last Modified By Jon Bertsch on 2014-04-08
Project Comments
  
PROJECT TYPE
Specimen Organism
Nucleic Acid DNA
Sequencing Strategy
Whole Genome Sequencing  
PROJECT INFORMATION
Project Status
Complete and Published  
Project Relevance Animal Pathogen
Human Pathogen
Medical
Sequencing Center Baylor College of Medicine
Collaborating Institute University of Texas (USA)
Funding Agency National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (USA)
Project Description
This strain has served as the type representative of murine typhus in many laboratories since its isolation.  
Project Information Visibility
Public  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
Project Information GNN_News
Entrez
Wikipedia
Taxonomy
Database
  
Genome Publications Journal of bacteriology Complete genome sequence of Rickettsia typhi and comparison with sequences of other rickettsiae.
Other Publications
  
Isolation Publications
  
NCBI SRA ID
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Studies Rickettsia typhi Wilmington
Analysis Projects Rickettsia typhi Wilmington
SEQUENCING INFORMATION
Sequencing Status Complete
Sequencing Quality (MIGS-31) Level 6: Finished
Finishing Goal Level 6: Finished
Sequencing Comments
  
Sequencing Technology (MIGS-29) Sanger
Library Method (MIGS-28)
2 kb inserts  
Number Of Reads
21831  
Read Size
  
Vector
pUC18  
GC Percent
29  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0000554
Organism Name
Rickettsia typhi Wilmington  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
BACTERIAL  
Phylogeny
PROTEOBACTERIA-ALPHA  
Genus
Rickettsia  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Rickettsia typhi  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
mooseri  
Strain
Wilmington  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
ATCC VR-144  
Type Strain
Yes  
Exemplar DOI
10.1601/ex.975  
Exemplar Name
Rickettsia typhi  
Taxon DOI
10.1601/tx.975  
Biosafety Level
  
Organism Comments
  
Cultured
Yes  
Culture Type
Isolate  
Organism Type
Natural  
Uncultured Type
  
Commercial Strain
  
Commercial Strain Comments
  
ORGANISM TAXONOMY
NCBI Taxonomy ID 257363
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Proteobacteria  
NCBI Class
Alphaproteobacteria  
NCBI Order
Rickettsiales  
NCBI Family
Rickettsiaceae  
NCBI Genus
Rickettsia  
NCBI Species
Rickettsia typhi  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
Host-associated  
Ecosystem Category
Human  
Ecosystem Type
Circulatory system  
Ecosystem Subtype
Blood  
Specific Ecosystem
Unclassified  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID 621685
Genbank 16S ID L36221
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
Aerobe  
Cell Shape
Rod-shaped  
Motility
Nonmotile  
Sporulation
Nonsporulating  
Temperature Range
Mesophile  
Temperature Optimum
  
Salinity
  
pH
  
Cell Diameter
  
Cell Length
  
Color
  
Gram Staining
Gram-  
Biotic Relationships
ID 1
Term Symbiotic
Symbiotic Physical Interaction
Endosymbiotic intracellular  
Symbiotic Relationship
Parasitic  
Symbiont Name
  
Symbiont Taxon ID
  
Cell Arrangements
  
Diseases Typhus
Known Habitats Host
Metabolisms
  
Phenotypes Pathogen
Energy Sources
  

 

 

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