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Taxonomy ID: 3041 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3041)
current name
Chlorophyta Pascher, 1914
Genbank common name: green algae
NCBI BLAST name: green algae
Rank: phylum
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
heterotypic synonym
Chlorophyta sensu Bremer 1985
blast name
green algae
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 1,982,880 -
Protein 910,254 -
Structure 327 -
Genome 222 -
Popset 1,694 393
Conserved Domains 20 5
GEO Datasets 2,033 2
PubMed Central 28,645 2,428
Gene 139,446 -
SRA Experiments 7,344 7
Protein Clusters 14,792 -
Identical Protein Groups 695,891 -
Bio Project 2,399 2
Bio Sample 7,314 7
Bio Systems 2,375 -
Assembly 149 -
Probe 439 2
PubChem BioAssay 206 1
Taxonomy 12,226 1

Comments and References:

Leliaert F et al. 2012
Leliaert F, Smith DR, Moreau H, Herron MD, Verbruggen H, Delwiche CF and de Clerck O. 2012. Phylogeny and Molecular Evolution of the Green Algae. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 31: 1-46.
Adl SM et al. 2012
Adl SM, Simpson AGB, Lane CE et al. 2012. The revised classification of eukaryotes. The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 59(5): 429-493. DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2012.00644.x
Bremer K 1985
Bremer K. 1985. Summary of green plant phylogeny and classification. Cladistics 1(4): 369-385.
Ruhfel BR et al. 2014
Ruhfel BR, Gitzendanner MA, Soltis PS, Soltis DE and Burleigh HG. 2014. From algae to angiosperms-inferring the phylogeny of green plants (Viridiplantae) from 360 plastid genomes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:23 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-23
Fang L et al. 2017, doi:10.1111/jse.12248
Fang L, Leliaert F, Zhang Z-H, Penny D, Zhong B-J. 2017. Evolution of the Chlorophyta: Insights from chloroplast phylogenomic analyses. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 55(4): 322-332. First published: 14 March 2017. DOI:

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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. [Full text] [PubMed]

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