The pathogenic fungus Cryphonectria parasitica (formerly Endothia parasitica) is a member of the Ascomycota (sac fungi) taxon, and is the main cause of chestnut blight—a devastating disease of the American chestnut tree that in the early 1900s caused a rapid, widespread die-off of this once plentiful tree from its historic range in the eastern United States.

Sequence Statistics

No Sequences11184
No Amino Acids5192313
Min Seq. Length49
Avg. Seq. Length464.263
Max Seq. Length5284
Seq. Length 1σ360.820

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 36.600 7.963 36.332 28.144 8.080
VSL2b 40.011 6.668 40.496 24.771 6.995
PrDOS 38.181 4.560 38.681 19.486 4.685
PV2 47.211 9.516 48.386 26.884 9.623
IUPred-S 22.843 1.806 22.599 15.107 2.017
IUPred-L 26.044 2.456 26.710 22.456 2.845
Espritz-N 34.719 5.433 33.180 23.949 5.259
Espritz-X 22.654 1.315 23.358 11.197 1.577
Espritz-D 9.968 0.440 31.613 6.323 2.897

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
41 58 9111 900 702 10.1 464 678 2194

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