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Bacillus anthracis

Taxonomy ID: 1392 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1392)
current name
Bacillus anthracis Cohn 1872
type strain of Bacillus anthracis: ATCC:14578, CIP:66.17, NCTC:10340, personal::Vollum, personal::Sneath D455, NCIMB:9388, personal::A0488, personal::K4596
homotypic synonym:
"Bacillus cereus var. anthracis" (Cohn 1872) Smith et al. 1946, effective name 1)
"Bacteridium anthracis" (Cohn 1872) Hauduroy et al. 1953, effective name 1)
Bacillus anthracis pXO1 virulence plasmid
Bacillus sp. BHR1P1B3
Bacillus sp. BHR1P2B2
Bacillus sp. CHRIP2B2
NCBI BLAST name: firmicutes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name(s) anthrax, anthrax bacterium
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Bacillota; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae; Bacillus; Bacillus cereus group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 42,982 40,069 274
Protein 1,567,775 1,413,054 -
Structure 469 267 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 368 368 -
Conserved Domains 15 13 -
GEO Datasets 1,015 405 -
PubMed Central 11,840 11,840 -
Gene 42,897 509 -
SRA Experiments 2,148 1,727 -
Protein Clusters 2,974 2,974 -
Identical Protein Groups 145,387 143,198 -
BioProject 212 153 -
BioSample 2,324 2,164 4
Assembly 792 743 4
PubChem BioAssay 1,108 1,064 -
Taxonomy 48 1 -


Comments and References:

Cohn F (1872)
Cohn, F. "Untersuchungen uber Bakterien." Beitrage zur Biologie der Pflanzen, 1875 1 (Heft 2) (1872) 1:127-224. [No PubMed record available.]
Henderson I et al. (1994)
Henderson, I., Duggleby, C.J., and Turnbull, P.C. "Differentiation of Bacillus anthracis from other Bacillus cereus group bacteria with the PCR." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1994) 44:99-105.
Skerman VBD et al. (1980)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [No PubMed record available.]

Genome Information

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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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