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HAMAP proteomes
Wigglesworthia glossinidia brevipalpis

General information

Species:  Wigglesworthia glossinidia brevipalpis
Species code: WIGBR
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacteriales; Enterobacteriaceae; Wigglesworthia (TaxID: 36870) [NEWT/ NCBI]
Description: Wigglesworthia brevipalpis lives inside the gut of the blood-sucking tsetse fly. The bacterium and fly live in symbiosis. The bacterium has genes involved in the synthesis of vitamins. Without the bacteria and vitamins the tsetse fly is sterile.
Properties: Presence of flagella: not known
Human pathogen: No
Interaction: Animal endosymbiont in Glossina (tsetse fly) (obligate endosymbiont)
Number of membranes: not known

Genome(s) sequenced

Genome structure:
• Chromosome EMBL accession number BA000021 (circular; 697,724 bp) (download entry)
• Plasmid pWb1 EMBL accession number AB063523 (circular; 5,280 bp) (download entry)
[1] Pubmed=12219091;
Akman L., Yamashita A., Watanabe H., Oshima K., Shiba T., Hattori M., Aksoy S. ;
"Genome sequence of the endocellular obligate symbiont of tsetse flies, Wigglesworthia glossinidia.";
Nat. Genet. 32:402-407(2002).
Web links:
CBS: http://www.cbs.dtu.dk/services/GenomeAtlas/show-genus.php?kingdom=Bacteria&GLgenus=Wigglesworthia&GLspecies=glossinidia&GLstrain=Strain
Entrez Genome Project: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=genomeprj&Cmd=DetailsSearch&Term=txid36870%5Borgn%5D
PEDANT: http://pedant.helmholtz-muenchen.de/pedant3htmlview/pedant3view?Method=analysis&Db=p3_p274_Wig_gloss