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Rattus norvegicus

Taxonomy ID: 10116 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid10116)
current name
Rattus norvegicus
Buffalo rat
Rattus PC12 clone IS
Rattus sp. strain Wistar
Sprague-Dawley rat
Wistar rats
laboratory rat
zitter rats
Genbank common name: Norway rat
NCBI BLAST name: rodents
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Other names:
common name(s) brown rat, rat, rats
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Deuterostomia; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata; Teleostomi; Euteleostomi; Sarcopterygii; Dipnotetrapodomorpha; Tetrapoda; Amniota; Mammalia; Theria; Eutheria; Boreoeutheria; Euarchontoglires; Glires; Rodentia; Myomorpha; Muroidea; Muridae; Murinae; Rattus
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 2,308,928 2,308,926
Protein 153,364 153,364
Structure 3,204 3,204
Genome 1 1
Popset 229 229
Conserved Domains 2 2
GEO Datasets 108,040 108,018
PubMed Central 12,649 12,649
Gene 102,415 102,415
HomoloGene 18,871 18,871
SRA Experiments 47,923 47,637
GEO Profiles 6,827,762 6,827,762
Protein Clusters 13 13
Identical Protein Groups 86,021 86,021
Bio Project 4,043 4,037
Bio Sample 92,179 91,903
Bio Systems 2,009 2,009
Assembly 14 14
Probe 330,205 330,205
PubChem BioAssay 154,296 154,296
Taxonomy 2 1

Comments and References:

Note: The laboratory rat Rattus norvegicus is occassionally misidentified as Rattus rattus. A certain number of the R. rattus sequence records are therefore likely to be from R. norvegicus.

Sequence entries that are identified only by the English vernacular name "rats" are classified with "Rattus sp." Many of these entries are journal-scanned sequences from articles in which the scientific name of the organism does not appear (this is an editorial policy for model organisms in some journals). Most of these sequences are likely to be from Rattus norvegicus. If you want to make sure that you have all of the records for R. norvergicus, you should also retrieve the records for Rattus rattus and Rattus sp.

Genome Information

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Rattus norvegicus taxonomy/phylogenetic Animal Diversity Web
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23 records from this provider supplemental materials Dryad Digital Repository
Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769) taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
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639431600: Rattus norvegicus BN/SsNHsdMCW organism-specific Integrated Microbial Genomes
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Rattus norvegicus Berkenhout 1769 taxonomy/phylogenetic Mammal Species of the World
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2 records from this provider organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1759) taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
7 records from this provider organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
2 records from provider taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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