PROJECT INFORMATION
GOLD Project ID
Gp0001826  
Project Name
Rickettsia africae ESF-5  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
11725  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gi00810, Gc01112  
NCBI BioProject Name Rickettsia africae ESF-5
NCBI BioProject ID 18269
NCBI BioProject Accession PRJNA18269
NCBI Locus Tag
RafrE  
NCBI BioSample Accession SAMN02603146
PI Raoult D
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2007-11-27
Last Modified By Jon Bertsch on 2014-04-08
Project Comments
  
Project Status
Complete and Published  
Project Relevance Human Pathogen
Medical
Sequencing Center Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) (France)
Collaborating Institute
  
Funding Agency
  
Project Description
This organism was isolated from a cattle tick, Amblyomma variegatum, collected in Ethiopia  
Project Information Visibility Public
PROJECT TYPE
Specimen Organism
Nucleic Acid DNA
Sequencing Strategy
Whole Genome Sequencing  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
Project Information Taxonomy
Entrez
Pathogenicity
Database
  
Genome Publications BMC genomics 10(166):166 Analysis of the Rickettsia africae genome reveals that virulence acquisition in Rickettsia species may be explained by genome reduction.
Other Publications
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Study Rickettsia africae ESF-5
Analysis Projects Rickettsia africae ESF-5
Number of Analysis Projects 1
Number of DAPs
0  
SEQUENCING INFORMATION
Sequencing Status Complete
Sequencing Quality (MIGS-31) Level 6: Finished
Finishing Goal
  
Sequencing Comments
  
Sequencing Technology (MIGS-29) Sanger
Library Method (MIGS-28)
3, 5 and 10 kb inserts  
Number Of Reads
  
Read Size
  
Vector
pCDNA2.1, pCNS  
GC Percent
32  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
1  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0001826
Organism Name
Rickettsia africae ESF-5  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
BACTERIAL  
Phylogeny
PROTEOBACTERIA-ALPHA  
Genus
Rickettsia  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Rickettsia africae  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
ESF-5  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
  
Type Strain
Unknown  
Exemplar DOI
  
Exemplar Name
  
Taxon DOI
  
Biosafety Level
  
Organism Comments
  
Cultured
Yes  
Culture Type
Isolate  
Organism Type
Natural  
Uncultured Type
  
Commercial Strain
  
Commercial Strain Comments
  
ORGANISM TAXONOMY
NCBI Taxonomy ID 347255
NCBI Superkingdom
Bacteria  
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Proteobacteria  
NCBI Class
Alphaproteobacteria  
NCBI Order
Rickettsiales  
NCBI Family
Rickettsiaceae  
NCBI Genus
Rickettsia  
NCBI Species
Rickettsia africae  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
Host-associated  
Ecosystem Category
Insecta  
Ecosystem Type
Unclassified  
Ecosystem Subtype
Unclassified  
Specific Ecosystem
Unclassified  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID
Genbank 16S ID
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 Symbiotic
Symbiotic Physical Interaction
Endosymbiotic intracellular  
Symbiotic Relationship
Parasitic  
Symbiont Name
  
Symbiont Taxon ID
  
Cell Arrangements
  
Diseases African Tick-Bite Fever
Known Habitats Host
Metabolisms
  
Phenotypes Pathogen
Energy Sources
  

 

 

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