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Taxonomy ID: 256318 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid256318)
current name
NCBI BLAST name: metagenomes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
environmental sequence
heterotypic synonym
metagenome sequence
Lineage( full )
unclassified entries; unclassified sequences; metagenomes
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 3,588
Protein 8,862
Structure 78
GEO Datasets 4
PubMed Central 20,570
SRA Experiments 597,230
Identical Protein Groups 8,698
BioProject 7,418
BioSample 623,337
Assembly 2,790
Taxonomy 1

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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