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Brachypodium distachyon

Taxonomy ID: 15368 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid15368)
Scientific name: Brachypodium distachyon (L.) P.Beauv.
Genbank common name: stiff brome
NCBI BLAST® name: monocots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name: annual false brome
common name: false brome
common name: purple false brome
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; commelinids; Poales; Poaceae; BOP clade; Pooideae; Brachypodieae; Brachypodium
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 542,058
Protein 96,480
Structure 3
Genome 1
Popset 132
GEO Datasets 315
UniGene 10,698
PubMed Central 2,464
Gene 36,551
SRA Experiments 4,324
Protein Clusters 16,065
Identical Protein Groups 54,895
Bio Project 1,909
Bio Sample 4,303
Bio Systems 266
Assembly 6
Clone DB 168,770
Probe 27,371
Taxonomy 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Nov 12, 2012)
Name verified on 12 November 2012 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Nota BeneAfrican Plant Database (Nov 10, 2012)
Name accessed on 10 November 2012 in: African Flowering Plants Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from

Catalan P et al. 2012
Catalan P, Mueller J, Hasterok R, Jenkins G, Mur LAJ, Langdon T, Betekhtin T, Siwinska D, Pimentel M and Lopez-Alvarez D. 2012. Evolution and taxonomic split of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon. Annals of Botany (2012) 109(2): 385-405. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcr294 First published online: January 1, 2012

Nota BeneFlora of China - Poaceae
Chen S-L et al. 2006. Poaceae (R. Brown) Barnhart. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. Flora of China. Vol. 22 (Poaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online at Flora of China:

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST® page for Brachypodium distachyon
Genome view: 6 chromosomes
Names 1 2 3 4 5 Pltd
   Trace records (raw single-pass reads of DNA sequence)   
Sequencing Center Name
Record counts per type
HAGSC - Hudson Alpha Genome Sequencing Center
139,546 - 139,546
JGI - Joint Genome Institute, U.S. Department of Energy
- 4,439,712 4,439,712
Totals per type
139,546 4,439,712 4,579,258

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2614208542: Brachypodium distachyon Bd21-3 organism-specific Integrated Microbial Genomes
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Brachypodium distachyon taxonomy/phylogenetic Lifemap
OMA taxonomy/phylogenetic OMA Browser: Orthologous MAtrix
Brachypodium distachyon taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Brachypodium distachyon taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Brachypodium distachyon taxonomy/phylogenetic TreeBase
Brachypodium distachyon (L.) P. Beauv. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
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2 records from this provider organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
5 records from this provider organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
Brachypodium distachyon taxonomy/phylogenetic electronic Plant Information Centre
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