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Overview

StatusReference proteome
Proteinsi35,024
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="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes_manual">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>UP000005237
Taxonomy281687 - Caenorhabditis japonica
StrainDF5081
Last modifiedOctober 26, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000147155.1 from EnsemblMetazoa

Caenorhabditis japonica is a non-parasitic nematode roundworm that resembles the nematode model organism C. elegans. However, unlike C. elegans and C. briggsae, which exist mainly as hermaphrodites, C. japonica is gonochoristic and adults are either male or female. C. japonica is found specifically in the nest of burrower bugs which reside on cabbage; the nematode feeding on dead eggs and adult bugs. C. japonica has only been isolated on the Japanese islands of Saga and Shikoku.

C. japonica goes through four larval stages before becoming an adult. It can adopt an alternative life-form called the dauer larva, but unlike C. elegans it appears unaffected by the availability of space or food. Physically it differs from other Caenorhabditis species in having blunt spicule tips and it lacks a terminal notch in the bursa velum. In phylogenetic analysis C. japonica resides in a separate clade to C. elegans and C. briggsae making it the closest known out-group species.

C. japonica's genome is estimated to be approximately 100 Mb, roughly the size of the genome of the other Caenorhabditis species. The sequencing plan for C. japonica entails 9x whole-genome shotgun coverage of short insert plasmids and larger insert fosmid clones. Currently there is no publication announcing the finished sequencing project.

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

Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Proteins
Unassembled WGS sequence35024

Publications

  1. Wilson R.K.
    Submitted (AUG-2010) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases
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