The complete mitochondrial genome of human parasitic roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides

Yung Chul Park, Won Kim, Joong Ki Park

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Abstract

The genome length of the Ascaris lumbricoides, human parasitic roundworm, is 14,281 bp with a nucleotide composition of 22.1% A, 49.8% T, 7.8% C, and 20.3% G. The genome consists of 12 protein-coding genes, 2 rRNA genes, 22 tRNA genes, and 1 control region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-93
Number of pages3
JournalMitochondrial DNA
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Ascaris lumbricoides
  • Human parasite
  • Mitochondrial genome

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