Complete and de novo assembly of the Leishmania braziliensis (M2904) genome.

Abstract:

:Leishmania braziliensis is the etiological agent of American mucosal leishmaniasis, one of the most severe clinical forms of leishmaniasis. Here, we report the assembly of the L. braziliensis (M2904) genome into 35 continuous chromosomes. Also, the annotation of 8395 genes is provided. The public availability of this information will contribute to a better knowledge of this pathogen and help in the search for vaccines and novel drug targets aimed to control the disease caused by this Leishmania species.

journal_name

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz

authors

González-de la Fuente S,Camacho E,Peiró-Pastor R,Rastrojo A,Carrasco-Ramiro F,Aguado B,Requena JM

doi

10.1590/0074-02760180438

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2018-12-10 00:00:00

pages

e180438

eissn

0074-0276

issn

1678-8060

pii

S0074-02762019000100400

journal_volume

114

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