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Felis catus

Taxonomy ID: 9685 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid9685)
current name
Felis catus Linnaeus, 1758
homotypic synonym:
Felis silvestris catus
Korat cats L.
Genbank common name: domestic cat
NCBI BLAST name: carnivores
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Felis domesticus
common name(s) cat, cats
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; Carnivora; Feliformia; Felidae; Felinae; Felis
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 115,195
Protein 75,012
Structure 21
Genome 1
Popset 207
GEO Datasets 394
PubMed Central 3,541
Gene 54,020
SRA Experiments 2,643
Protein Clusters 12
Identical Protein Groups 56,716
Bio Project 117
Bio Sample 1,825
Bio Systems 495
Assembly 10
Probe 2,877
PubChem BioAssay 1,118
Taxonomy 1

Comments and References:

The domestic cat: perspective on the nature and diversity of cats.
Felis silvestris evolution

Genome Information

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Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Felis catus
Genome view: 20 chromosomes
Names A1 A2 A3 B1 B2 B3 B4 C1 C2 D1 D2 D3 D4 E1 E2 E3 F1 F2 X Y

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2 records from this provider taxonomy/phylogenetic AnimalBase
2 records from this provider taxonomy/phylogenetic Arctos Specimen Database
DNA barcoding : Felis catus taxonomy/phylogenetic Barcodes of Life
Felis domesticus taxonomy/phylogenetic CalPhotos
3 records from this provider supplemental materials Dryad Digital Repository
2 records from this provider organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
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2 records from this provider taxonomy/phylogenetic TreeBase
UCSCgb sequence screening/similarity/alignment UCSC Genome Browser
WebScipio: Felis catus organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
diArk: Felis catus 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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