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Unique identifier OMICS_06546
Name PiroplasmaDB
Restrictions to use None
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Omar S. Harb

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Whole genome assembly of Babesia ovata and comparative genomics between closely related pathogens

BMC Genomics
PMCID: 5660447
PMID: 29078748
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-017-4230-4

[…] a Fruchterman–Reingold layout. Clusters were also specified by Gephi and their representative annotations were referenced from GCA_000981445.1_Bbig001_genomic.gff for B. bigemina provided by NCBI and PiroplasmaDB-5.1_BbovisT2Bo.gff for B. bovis provided by PiroplasmaDB. The annotation for VESA was acquired from the FTP site provided by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. Reordering of the B. ovat […]


Human babesiosis: Indication of a molecular mimicry between thrombospondin domains from a novel Babesia microti BmP53 protein and host platelets molecules

PLoS One
PMCID: 5644982
PMID: 29040286
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185372

[…] ned for thrombospondin type 1 domain (TSP1)-containing proteins by request for annotated domain in InterPro (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/interpro/entry/IPR000884/proteins-matched?taxonomy=1133968). We used PiroplasmaDB (http://piroplasmadb.org/piro/) to visualize gene models and recover DNA and amino acid sequences. PiroplasmaDB is also a good interface to InterPro motifs predictions. B. microti RNAseq […]


Checkpoints of apicomplexan cell division identified in Toxoplasma gondii

PLoS Pathog
PMCID: 5510908
PMID: 28671988
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006483

[…] model [] and were conducted in MEGA7 []. The analysis involved 54 amino acid sequences of the putative Cdk-related kinases from T. gondii (Tg, ToxoDB), P. falciparum (Pf, PlasmoDB), T. annulata (TA, PiroplasmaDB), C. parvum (Cgd, CryptoDB), C. velia (Cvel, CryptoDB) and pre-selected Cdks from human cells (Hs, ncbi.org) that are listed in . All positions containing gaps and missing data were elimi […]


The Genome of Haemoproteus tartakovskyi and Its Relationship to Human Malaria Parasites

Genome Biol Evol
PMCID: 4898798
PMID: 27190205
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evw081

[…] rsion 9.3). Cryptosprodium parvum and Cryptosprodium muris were downloaded from CryptoDB () (version 5.0). Babesia bovis, Babesia microti, Theileria annulata, and Theileria parva were downloaded from PiroplasmaDB (http://piroplasmadb.org/, last accessed June, 2014) (version 3.0). Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum were downloaded from ToxoDB () (version 8.2). Orthologs were clustered with WU-B […]


Morphological and Molecular Descriptors of the Developmental Cycle of Babesia divergens Parasites in Human Erythrocytes

PLoS Negl Trop Dis
PMCID: 4425553
PMID: 25955414
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003711

[…] CAS) []. Large-scale BLAST searches were conducted with the gene ontology protein sequence database (GO) and eukaryotic orthologous group database (COG). Functional annotation were obtained based the piroplasmaDB annotations (www.piroplasmaDB.org) and verified by Uniprot (http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/) and BLAST2GO (B2G) []. […]


Cell Cycle Dependent Phosphorylation of Theileria annulata Schizont Surface Proteins

PLoS One
PMCID: 4117643
PMID: 25077614
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103821

[…] Biotechnology Information) and X!Tandem (Global Proteome Machine Organization). Tandem MS data were searched against a custom database that contained the common contamination and internal standards, PiroplasmaDB-3.0_TannulataAnkara_AnnotatedProteins and UniProt_Bos_taurus (Bovine) reviewed proteins. The search parameters were as follows; precursor mass tolerance was set to 10 ppm and fragment mas […]

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Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

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