Trichomonas vaginalis is an anaerobic, flagellated protozoan parasite and the causative agent of trichomoniasis. It is the most common pathogenic protozoan infection of humans in industrialized countries. Infection rates between men and women are similar with women being symptomatic, while infections in men are usually asymptomatic. Transmission usually occurs via direct, skin-to-skin contact with an infected individual, most often through vaginal intercourse. The WHO has estimated that 160 million cases of infection are acquired annually worldwide. The estimates for North America alone are between 5 and 8 million new infections each year, with an estimated rate of asymptomatic cases as high as 50%. Usually treatment consists of metronidazole and tinidazole.

Sequence Statistics

No Sequences97883
No Amino Acids28048467
Min Seq. Length30
Avg. Seq. Length286.551
Max Seq. Length9597
Seq. Length 1σ281.507

Disorder Prediction Statistics

Predictor % Genome Disordered % Genome Disordered in SCOP Domains Avg. % of Seq. Disordered Avg. % of Disordered Regions in SCOP Domains Avg. % of Seq. Disordered and in SCOP Domains
VLXT 21.717 2.368 25.477 12.697 2.078
VSL2b 33.198 3.117 36.660 11.804 2.758
PrDOS 30.680 2.151 35.366 8.619 2.006
PV2 32.666 2.905 38.611 11.217 2.732
IUPred-S 13.335 0.539 16.669 5.263 0.587
IUPred-L 14.835 0.608 22.759 8.447 0.796
Espritz-N 17.769 1.425 20.360 10.460 1.296
Espritz-X 11.937 0.429 15.699 5.230 0.495
Espritz-D 9.918 0.272 55.207 3.217 1.963

SUPERFAMILY Domains

% Amino Acids with SCOP Assignment % Sequences with SCOP Assignment No of Domains No of Superfamilies No of Families Avg. Family Size Avg. Domain Length Domain Pairs Unique Domain Architectures
26 28 33248 661 330 50.3 287 506 2025

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