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StatusReference proteome
Proteinsi <p>Number of protein entries associated with this proteome: UniProtKB entries for regular proteomes or UniParc entries for redundant proteomes (<a href="/help/proteome%5Fredundancy">more...</a>)</p> 7,154
Gene counti <p>This is the total number of unique genes found in the proteome set, algorithmically computed. For each gene, a single representative protein sequence is chosen from the proteome. Where possible, reviewed (Swiss-Prot) protein sequences are chosen as the representatives.</p> - Download one protein sequence per gene (FASTA)
Proteome IDi <p>The proteome identifier (UPID) is the unique identifier assigned to the set of proteins that constitute the <a href="">proteome</a>. It consists of the characters 'UP' followed by 9 digits, is stable across releases and can therefore be used to cite a UniProt proteome.<p><a href='/help/proteome_id' target='_top'>More...</a></p>UP000001548
Taxonomy184922 - Giardia intestinalis (strain ATCC 50803 / WB clone C6)
StrainATCC 50803 / WB clone C6
Last modifiedDecember 1, 2019
Genome assembly and annotationi <p>Identifier for the genome assembly (<a href="">more...</a>)</p> GCA_000002435.2 from ENA/EMBL full

Giardia intestinalis (also called Giardia lamblia, Giardia duodenalis) is an important human intestinal parasite belonging to the taxonomic group Excavates. It is a flagellated protozoan parasite that has two similar, transcriptionally active diploid nuclei and no mitochondria or peroxisomes.

The parasite colonizes and reproduces in the small intestine, causing giardiasis that is characterized by malabsorption and severe diarrhea. Major modes of transmission include contaminated water supplies and sexual activity.

Giardia intestinalis is rigorously under research for its significance in epidemiology, clinical medicine and evolutionary biology.

The reference proteome of Giardia intestinalis is derived from the genome sequence prepared by the Giardia lamblia Genome Project managed by the Marine Biology Laboratories in Woods Hole. The genome is 11.7Mb in size and contains 6,470 predicted protein-coding genes distributed throughout five chromosomes.

Componentsi <p>Genomic components encoding the proteome</p>

Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Component representationProteins
Unassembled WGS sequence7154
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