NOTE: The genome sequence and annotation represented here correspond with the original genome publication (Mitreva et al, 2011). For the latest data, including the genomes of other Trichinella species, please visit WormBase ParaSite.
About Trichinella spiralis
Trichinella spiralis is a nematode parasite, occurring in rats, pigs,
bears and humans, and is responsible for the disease trichinosis. It is
sometimes referred to as the
" due to it being found commonly in undercooked pork products.
Taxonomy ID 6334
Data source WormBase
This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor:
Various protein and cDNA sequences have been aligned to the T. spiralis genome and can be viewed on the genome browser:
- Complete protein sets from human (UniProtKB), D. melanogaster (FlyBase), S. cerevisae (SGD), and selected other nematodes (WormBase)
- All other reviewed protein sequences from UniProtKB
- ESTs and mRNAs from other nematodes in WormBase