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Vicugna pacos

Taxonomy ID: 30538 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid30538)
current name
Vicugna pacos
homotypic synonym:
Lama guanicoe pacos
Lama pacos
Genbank common name: alpaca
NCBI BLAST name: even-toed ungulates
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Lineage( abbreviated )
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Laurasiatheria; Artiodactyla; Tylopoda; Camelidae; Vicugna
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 145,116 140,790
Protein 45,081 45,066
Structure 118 118
Genome 1 1
Popset 17 17
PubMed Central 498 498
Gene 33,882 33,882
SRA Experiments 508 494
Protein Clusters 12 12
Identical Protein Groups 37,462 37,453
Bio Project 18 17
Bio Sample 250 249
Assembly 5 4
Probe 460 460
Taxonomy 3 1

Comments and References:

The alpaca is descended from the vicuna ref. 1
The alpaca is descended from the vicuna ref. 2
Marin JC, Zapata B, Gonzalez BA, et al. Systematics, taxonomy and domestication of alpaca and llama: new chromosomal and molecular evidence. Revista Chilena de historia natural 80 (2): 121-140 Jun 2007.

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Vicugna pacos
Genome view: 38 chromosomes
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External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Lama pacos taxonomy taxonomy/phylogenetic Arctos Specimen Database
2 records from this provider supplemental materials Dryad Digital Repository
Lama pacos (Linnaeus, 1758) taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
GOLD: Go0003309 organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
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Lama pacos (Linnaeus, 1758) taxonomy/phylogenetic Integrated Taxonomic Information System
OMA taxonomy/phylogenetic OMA Browser: Orthologous MAtrix
WebScipio: Lama pacos organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
diArk: Lama pacos organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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Disclaimer: The NCBI taxonomy database is not an authoritative source for nomenclature or classification - please consult the relevant scientific literature for the most reliable information.
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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