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Taxonomy ID: 183963 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid183963)
Scientific name: Halobacteria Grant et al. 2002 emend. Gupta et al. 2015
Inherited blast name: euryarchaeotes
Rank: class
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
in-part: Halomebacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002
current: "Halomebacteria" Cavalier-Smith 1986, effective name 1)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Stenosarchaea group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 78,257 -
Nucleotide GSS 4,456 -
Protein 1,807,727 506
Structure 365 -
Genome 274 -
Popset 325 199
Conserved Domains 41 5
GEO Datasets 2,772 -
PubMed Central 5,604 462
Gene 200,364 -
SRA Experiments 530 -
Protein Clusters 19,124 199
Identical Protein Groups 1,035,690 506
Bio Project 503 -
Bio Sample 965 -
Bio Systems 5,823 -
Assembly 413 -
Probe 91 -
PubChem BioAssay 2 -
Taxonomy 3,643 1


Comments and References:

From a nomenclatural standpoint, Halobacteria Grant et al. 2002 is a junior homotypic synonym of Halomebacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002, as both have the type order Halobacteriales. However, Cavalier-Smith includes the Methanosarcinales in the class Halomebacteria. In contrast, Grant et al. do not include the Methanosarcinales in the class Halobacteria. The nomenclatural form that is most consistent with the taxonomic outline used in the GenBank Taxonomy Database is here given priority.

Reference to PubMed documentArahal DR et al. (in press_2017)
Arahal, D.R., Oren, A., and Ventosa, A. "International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Halobacteria and Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Halomonadaceae. Minutes of the joint open meeting, 11 July 2017, Valencia, Spain." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (in press)

Reference to PubMed documentCavalier-Smith T (1986)
Cavalier-Smith, T. "The kingdoms of organisms." Nature (1986) 324:416-417. [No abstract available.]

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.

Grant WD et al. (2001)
Grant, W.D., Kamekura, M., McGenity, T.J., and Ventosa, A. "Class III. Halobacteria class. nov." In: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed., vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria) (D.R. Boone and R.W. Castenholz, eds.), Springer-Verlag, New York (2001). p. 294. [No PubMed record available.]

Reference to PubMed documentGupta RS et al. (2015)
Gupta, R.S., Naushad, S., and Baker, S. "Phylogenomic analyses and molecular signatures for the class Halobacteria and its two major clades: a proposal for division of the class Halobacteria into an emended order Halobacteriales and two new orders, Haloferacales ord. nov. and Natrialbales ord. nov., containing the novel families Haloferacaceae fam. nov. and Natrialbaceae fam. nov." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2015) 65:1050-1069.

Reference to PubMed documentVALIDATION LIST No. 85 (2002)
VALIDATION LIST No. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2002) 52:685-690. [No abstract available.]

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