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Taxonomy ID: 28211 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid28211)
Scientific name: Alphaproteobacteria Garrity et al. 2006
Inherited blast name: proteobacteria
Rank: class
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
synonym: Proteobacteria alpha subdivision
synonym: Purple bacteria, alpha subdivision
synonym: alpha proteobacteria
synonym: alpha subdivision
synonym: alpha subgroup
synonym: Alphabacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002
current: "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 1,443,554 4
Nucleotide EST 120 -
Nucleotide GSS 40,963 -
Protein 29,402,078 10,473
Structure 3,110 -
Genome 2,371 -
Popset 11,045 6,182
Conserved Domains 592 269
GEO Datasets 5,452 -
PubMed Central 80,745 5,528
Gene 1,402,519 -
SRA Experiments 9,715 27
GEO Profiles 183,155 -
Protein Clusters 120,285 465
Identical Protein Groups 17,039,162 10,473
Bio Project 6,509 3
Bio Sample 16,812 12
Bio Systems 86,138 -
Assembly 8,114 -
Probe 2,087 7
PubChem BioAssay 327 1
Taxonomy 58,345 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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