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Taxonomy ID: 1117 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1117)
current name
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
heterotypic synonym
heterotypic synonym
heterotypic synonym
Oxygenic photosynthetic bacteria
heterotypic synonym
common name(s) blue-green bacteria, cyanophytes
blast name
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Cyanobacteria/Melainabacteria group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 474,906 3
Protein 4,693,994 8,511
Structure 1,393 4
Genome 351 -
Popset 2,712 1,181
Conserved Domains 334 307
GEO Datasets 3,171 7
PubMed Central 24,994 8,891
Gene 352,383 -
SRA Experiments 3,533 40
GEO Profiles 68,829 -
Protein Clusters 41,192 349
Identical Protein Groups 2,593,696 8,510
Bio Project 870 7
Bio Sample 4,433 75
Bio Systems 17,224 -
Assembly 1,638 -
Probe 3,754 -
PubChem BioAssay 63 -
Taxonomy 21,674 1

Comments and References:

Gaget 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.
Lyra 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.
Oren 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.
Oren 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.]
Pinevich 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.
Soo 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.
Woese 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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