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Sorghum bicolor

Taxonomy ID: 4558 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4558)
Scientific name: Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
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: broomcorn
common name: milo
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; commelinids; Poales; Poaceae; PACMAD clade; Panicoideae; Andropogonodae; Andropogoneae; Sorghinae; Sorghum
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 1,085,461
Protein 93,059
Structure 14
Genome 1
Popset 527
GEO Datasets 736
UniGene 13,733
PubMed Central 5,124
Gene 41,279
SRA Experiments 8,109
Protein Clusters 17,076
Identical Protein Groups 54,519
Bio Project 2,551
Bio Sample 6,299
Bio Systems 245
Assembly 11
Probe 10,889
PubChem BioAssay 37
Taxonomy 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneAPNI (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).

Nota BeneAustralian Plant Census
Australian Plant Census (APC) - Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria.

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Sept 27, 2007)
Name verified on 27 September 2007, in: W3TROPICOS, the Missouri Botanical Garden's VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database, vers. 1.5, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO, 63166-0299, USA.

Nota BeneGRIN (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.

Nota BeneAfrican 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
Wiersema JH and 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
   Trace records (raw single-pass reads of DNA sequence)   
Sequencing Center Name
Record counts per type
HPGC - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- - 96 - 96
JGI - Joint Genome Institute, U.S. Department of Energy
7,382 - - 10,540,078 10,547,460
OG - Orion Genomics
- - 604,468 - 604,468
SHGC - Stanford Human Genome Center
203,769 - - - 203,769
UGALGB - Laboratory for Genomics and Bioinformatics, University of Georgia
- 123,352 - - 123,352
UOKNOR - University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Advanced Center for Genome Technology
- - - 15,889 15,889
Totals per type
211,151 123,352 604,564 10,555,967 11,495,034

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