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Taxonomy ID: 1117 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1117)
Scientific name: Cyanobacteria
Genbank common name: blue-green algae
NCBI BLAST® name: bacteria
Rank: phylum
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym: Cyanophyceae
heterotypic synonym: Cyanophycota
heterotypic synonym: Cyanophyta
heterotypic synonym: Oxygenic photosynthetic bacteria
heterotypic synonym: Oxyphotobacteria
common name: blue-green bacteria
common name: cyanophytes
blast name: cyanobacteria
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Cyanobacteria/Melainabacteria group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 471,016 3
Protein 4,409,027 8,512
Structure 1,368 4
Genome 341 -
Popset 2,698 1,174
Conserved Domains 334 307
GEO Datasets 3,034 7
PubMed Central 23,011 7,937
Gene 352,292 -
SRA Experiments 3,301 40
GEO Profiles 68,829 -
Protein Clusters 41,192 349
Identical Protein Groups 2,560,175 8,511
Bio Project 842 7
Bio Sample 4,217 75
Bio Systems 17,224 -
Assembly 1,561 -
Probe 3,754 -
PubChem BioAssay 63 -
Taxonomy 21,322 1

Comments and References:

Reference to PubMed documentGaget V et al. (2011)
Gaget, V., Gribaldo, S., and Tandeau de Marsac, N. "An rpoB signature sequence provides unique resolution for the molecular typing of cyanobacteria." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2011) 61:170-183.

Reference to PubMed documentLyra C et al. (1997)
Lyra, C., Hantula, J., Vainio, E., Rapala, J., Rouhiainen, L., and Sivonen, K. "Characterization of cyanobacteria by SDS-PAGE of whole-cell proteins and PCR/RFLP of the 16S rRNA gene." Arch. Microbiol. (1997) 168:176-184.

Reference to PubMed documentOren A (2004)
Oren, A. "A proposal for further integration of the cyanobacteria under the Bacteriological Code." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2004) 54:1895-1902.

Reference to PubMed documentOren A & Garrity GM (2014)
Oren, A., and Garrity, G.M. "Proposal to change General Consideration 5 and Principle 2 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2014) 64:309-310. [Erratum: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2014) 64:2508.]

Reference to PubMed documentPinevich AV (2015)
Pinevich, A.V. "Proposal to consistently apply the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes (ICNP) to names of the oxygenic photosynthetic bacteria (cyanobacteria), including those validly published under the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN)/International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants (ICN), and proposal to change Principle 2 of the ICNP." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2015) 65:1070-1074.

Reference to PubMed documentSoo RM et al. (2014)
Soo, R.M., Skennerton, C.T., Sekiguchi, Y., Imelfort, M., Paech, S.J., Dennis, P.G., Steen, J.A., Parks, D.H., Tyson, G.W., and Hugenholtz, P. "An expanded genomic representation of the phylum cyanobacteria." Genome Biol. Evol. (2014) 6:1031-1045.

Reference to PubMed documentWoese CR et al. (1985)
Woese, C.R., Stackebrandt, E., Macke, T.J., and Fox, G.E. "A phylogenetic definition of the major eubacterial taxa." Syst. Appl. Microbiol. (1985) 6:143-151.

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