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Ricinus communis

Taxonomy ID: 3988 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3988)
Scientific name: Ricinus communis L.
Genbank common name: castor bean
NCBI BLAST® name: eudicots
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: Ricinus sanguineus hort. ex Groenl.
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; fabids; Malpighiales; Euphorbiaceae; Acalyphoideae; Acalypheae; Ricinus
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 153,320
Protein 60,811
Structure 77
Genome 1
Popset 266
GEO Datasets 28
PubMed Central 3,683
Gene 38,890
SRA Experiments 231
Protein Clusters 14,552
Identical Protein Groups 45,450
Bio Project 27
Bio Sample 384
Bio Systems 268
Assembly 2
Probe 490
PubChem BioAssay 25
Taxonomy 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Feb 19, 2015)
Name accessed on 19 February 2015 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Nota BeneGRIN (Feb 19, 2015)
Name accessed on 19 February 2015 in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.

Nota BeneFNA - Ricinus
Gillespie LJ. 2016. Ricinus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1007. 1753; Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 437. 1754. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Volume 12: Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. New York and Oxford. On-line version.

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST® page for Ricinus communis
See the TRACE Assembly
   Trace records (raw single-pass reads of DNA sequence)   
Sequencing Center Name
Record counts per type
JCVI - J. Craig Venter Institute
6,450 2,078,742 2,085,192
Totals per type
6,450 2,078,742 2,085,192

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Ricinus communis taxonomy taxonomy/phylogenetic Arctos Specimen Database
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Ricinus communis L. taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
2 records from this provider organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
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649410506: Ricinus communis Hale organism-specific Integrated Microbial Genomes
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Ricinus communis taxonomy/phylogenetic PLANTS Database (USDA/NRCS)
Ricinus communis taxonomy/phylogenetic The International Plant Names Index
Ricinus communis L. taxonomy/phylogenetic USDA-ARS GRIN Taxonomy
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WebScipio: Ricinus communis organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
diArk: Ricinus communis organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
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Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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