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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> 8,404
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>UP000002226
Taxonomy432359 - Toxoplasma gondii (strain ATCC 50861 / VEG)
StrainATCC 50861 / VEG
Last modifiedFebruary 26, 2021
Genome assembly and annotationi <p>Identifier for the genome assembly (<a href="">more...</a>)</p> GCA_000150015.2 from ENA/EMBL full
Buscoi <p>The Benchmarking Universal Single-Copy Ortholog (BUSCO) assessment tool is used, for eukaryotic and bacterial proteomes, to provide quantitative measures of UniProt proteome data completeness in terms of expected gene content. BUSCO scores include percentages of complete (C) single-copy (S) genes, complete (C) duplicated (D) genes, fragmented (F) and missing (F) genes, as well as the total number of orthologous clusters (n) used in the BUSCO assessment.</p> C:99.4%[S:99.4%,D:0%],F:0.6%,M:0%,n:502 coccidia_odb10
Completenessi <p>Complete Proteome Detector (CPD) is an algorithm which employs statistical evaluation of the completeness and quality of proteomes in UniProt, by looking at the sizes of taxonomically close proteomes. Possible values are 'Standard', 'Close to Standard' and 'Outlier'.</p> Standard

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasitic protist, belonging to the phylum Apicomplexa. It is carried by cats and few warm blooded animals including humans. Up to 20 to 30% of the world's population is estimated to be chronically infected with the apicomplexan parasite. It causes the Toxoplasmosis which is usually minor and self-limiting disease but can have serious or even fatal effects during pregnancy or in an immunocompromised human or cat. It has been used as a model system for genetic exploration of parasite biology and host-parasite interactions.

The T. gondii genome is ~80 Mb in size and consists of 11 chromosomes. The T. gondii genome, like many other apicomplexan parasites possess a nonphotosynthetic plastid, referred to as the apicoplast. Annotation of the T. gondii genome has been derived from ToxoDB.

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

Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Component representationProteins
Partially assembled WGS sequence8404


  1. "Annotation of Toxoplasma gondii VEG."
    Lorenzi H., Inman J., Amedeo P., Brunk B., Roos D., Caler E.
    Submitted (MAR-2008) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases
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