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Vicugna pacos

Taxonomy ID: 30538 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid30538)
current name
Vicugna pacos
homotypic synonym:
Lama guanicoe pacos
Lama pacos
Genbank common name: alpaca
NCBI BLAST name: even-toed ungulates
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Deuterostomia; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata; Teleostomi; Euteleostomi; Sarcopterygii; Dipnotetrapodomorpha; Tetrapoda; Amniota; Mammalia; Theria; Eutheria; Boreoeutheria; Laurasiatheria; Artiodactyla; Tylopoda; Camelidae; Vicugna
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 145,534 141,203
Protein 45,512 45,481
Structure 177 177
Genome 1 1
Popset 24 24
GEO Datasets 7 7
PubMed Central 684 684
Gene 33,906 33,906
SRA Experiments 559 545
Protein Clusters 12 12
Identical Protein Groups 37,610 37,598
BioProject 30 29
BioSample 287 285
Assembly 7 6
Taxonomy 3 1

Comments and References:

The alpaca is descended from the vicuna ref. 1
The alpaca is descended from the vicuna ref. 2
Marin JC, Zapata B, Gonzalez BA, et al. Systematics, taxonomy and domestication of alpaca and llama: new chromosomal and molecular evidence. Revista Chilena de historia natural 80 (2): 121-140 Jun 2007.

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Vicugna pacos
Genome view: 38 chromosomes
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External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Lama pacos taxonomy taxonomy/phylogenetic Arctos Specimen Database
2 records from this provider supplemental materials Dryad Digital Repository
Lama pacos (Linnaeus, 1758) taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
GOLD: Go0003309 organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
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Lama pacos (Linnaeus, 1758) taxonomy/phylogenetic Integrated Taxonomic Information System
OMA taxonomy/phylogenetic OMA Browser: Orthologous MAtrix
WebScipio: Lama pacos organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
diArk: Lama pacos organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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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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