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Taxonomy ID: 28211 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid28211)
Scientific name: Alphaproteobacteria Garrity et al. 2006
NCBI BLAST® name: proteobacteria
Rank: class
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym: Proteobacteria alpha subdivision
heterotypic synonym: Purple bacteria, alpha subdivision
heterotypic synonym: alpha proteobacteria
heterotypic synonym: alpha subdivision
heterotypic synonym: alpha subgroup
heterotypic synonym: Alphabacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002
homotypic synonym: "Alphabacteria" Cavalier-Smith 1992, effective name 1)
blast name: a-proteobacteria
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Proteobacteria
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 2,627,222 4
Protein 41,717,168 10,770
Structure 3,249 -
Genome 2,507 -
Popset 11,479 6,265
Conserved Domains 600 265
GEO Datasets 5,744 -
PubMed Central 85,674 6,028
Gene 1,429,151 -
SRA Experiments 11,143 34
GEO Profiles 183,155 -
Protein Clusters 120,285 465
Identical Protein Groups 20,914,642 10,770
Bio Project 7,088 4
Bio Sample 20,328 20
Bio Systems 86,138 -
Assembly 10,157 -
Probe 2,087 7
PubChem BioAssay 327 1
Taxonomy 59,001 1


Comments and References:

Reference to PubMed documentAlexandre A et al. (2008)
Alexandre, A., Laranjo, M., Young, J.P., and Oliveira, S. "dnaJ is a useful phylogenetic marker for alphaproteobacteria." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2008) 58:2839-2849.

Reference to PubMed documentCavalier-Smith T (2002)
Cavalier-Smith, T. "The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2002) 52:7-76.

Garrity GM et al. (2005o)
Garrity, G.M., Bell, J.A., and Lilburn, T. "Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. nov." In: D.J. Brenner, N.R. Krieg, J.T. Staley and G. M. Garrity (eds), Bergeys Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1. [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentLee KB et al. (2005)
Lee, K.-B., Liu, C.-T., Anzai, Y., Kim, H., Aono, T., and Oyaizu, H. "The hierarchical system of the 'Alphaproteobacteria': description of Hyphomonadaceae fam. nov., Xanthobacteraceae fam. nov. and Erythrobacteraceae fam. nov." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2005) 55:1907-1919. Published online 6 May 2005. DOI 10.1099/ijs.0.63663-0

Reference to PubMed documentVALIDATION LIST No. 107 (2006)
Validation List No. 107. "List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2006) 56:1-6. [Erratum: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2006) 56:677.]

Reference to PubMed documentWoese CR et al. (1984b)
Woese, C.R., Stackebrandt, E., Weisburg, W.G., Paster, B.J., Madigan, M.T., Fowler, V.J., Hahn, C.M., Blanz, P., Gupta, R., Nealson, K.H., and Fox, G.E. "The phylogeny of purple bacteria: the alpha subdivision." Syst. Appl. Microbiol. (1984) 5:315-326.

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