Cimex lectularius (ClecH1)

The Cimex lectularius data and its display on Ensembl Genomes are made possible through a joint effort by the Ensembl Genomes group and VectorBase, a component of VEuPathDB.

About Cimex lectularius

Cimex lectularius, the common bedbug, is a parasitic insect feeding preferentially on human blood. Cimex is cosmopolitan, found throughout the world in association with human populations. Cimex is not thought to be a vector although recent studies have shown that it can transmit Trypanosoma cruzi, the pathogen for Chagas disease in mice.

Harlan strain

Strain chosen for genome sequence. Fort Dix colony established and maintained in culture in Harold Harlan's lab since 1973. Sequenced material was produced from animals after six generations of full-sib mating.

Source: VectorBase

Taxonomy ID 79782

Data source i5K Pilot Project

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Genome assembly: ClecH1

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Gene annotation

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

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Comparative genomics

What can I find? Homologues, gene trees, and whole genome alignments across multiple species.

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Phylogenetic overview of gene families

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Variation

This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor:

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