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Sorghum bicolor

Taxonomy ID: 4558 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4558)
current name
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench, 1794
homotypic synonym:
Sorghum bicolor subsp. bicolor
Genbank common name: sorghum
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:
heterotypic synonym
Andropogon sorghum (L.) Brot.
heterotypic synonym
Sorghum nervosum Besser ex Schult.
heterotypic synonym
Sorghum saccharatum (L.) Moench
heterotypic synonym
Sorghum vulgare Pers.
common name(s) broomcorn, milo
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; commelinids; Poales; Poaceae; PACMAD clade; Panicoideae; Andropogonodae; Andropogoneae; Sorghinae; Sorghum
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 1,090,190 1,090,070
Protein 136,268 135,776
Structure 39 39
Genome 1 1
Popset 550 550
Conserved Domains 1 1
GEO Datasets 1,767 1,767
PubMed Central 9,931 9,874
Gene 41,412 41,280
SRA Experiments 29,441 29,430
Protein Clusters 17,076 17,076
Identical Protein Groups 72,668 72,640
BioProject 6,814 6,804
BioSample 26,696 26,683
Assembly 28 28
PubChem BioAssay 38 38
Taxonomy 2 1

Comments and References:

image:Sorghum bicolor
APNI (Nov 21, 2013)
Name accessed on 21 November 2013 in: The Australian Plant Name Index (Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian National Herbarium, Australian National Botanic Gardens and the Australian Biological Resources Study).
Australian Plant Census
Australian Plant Census (APC) - Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria.
GRIN (Sept 23, 2009)
Name verified on 23 September 2009 in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
African Plant Database (Nov 21, 2013)
Name accessed on 21 November 2013 in: African Flowering Plant Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from
Wiersema J.H & Dahlberg J 2007, doi:10.2307/25065876
Wiersema JH, Dahlberg. J 2007. The nomenclature of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench (Gramineae). Taxon 56(3): 941-946.
Barkworth ME et al. 2003
Barkworth ME, Capels KM, Long S and Piep MB (Eds.) 2003. Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 25: Magnoliophyta: Commelinidae (in part): Poaceae, part 2. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford, pp. 1-783.

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Sorghum bicolor
Genome view: 11 chromosomes
Names 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pltd

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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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