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- Francisella noatunensis, bacteria from the genus Francisella are characterised as strictly aerobic, facultatively intracellular, non-motile, Gram-negative cocco bacilli. Systemic infection caused by the Gram-negative bacterium remains a serious threat to Atlantic cod Gadhus morhua L. farming in Norway. Similar diseases associated with different strains of F. noatunensis have been reported in both fresh- and seawater farmed fish in Taiwan and Japan Chile, America, and Great Britain.
- Common Name: NA
- NCBI Taxonomy
Various Culture Conditions
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
|fopA||Francisella outer membrane protein A||
|ftsZ||Cell division protein||
|polA||DNA polymerase I||
- Name: Samuel Duodu
- Email: email@example.com
- Institution: Section for Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, PO Box 8146 Dep, Oslo 0033, Norway
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- Brudal E, Winther-Larsen H C, Colquhoun D J, et al. Evaluation of reference genes for reverse transcription quantitative PCR analyses of fish-pathogenic Francisella strains exposed to different growth conditions[J]. BMC research notes, 2013, 6(1): 76.
- Jeffery KR, Stone D, Feist SW, Verner-Jeffreys DW: An outbreak of disease caused by Francisella sp. in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus at a recirculation fish farm in the UK. Dis Aquat Organ 2010, 91:161–165.