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Taxonomy ID: 3877 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3877)
Scientific name: Medicago L., 1753
Genbank common name: medics
Inherited blast name: eudicots
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; fabids; Fabales; Fabaceae; Papilionoideae; 50 kb inversion clade; NPAAA clade; Hologalegina; IRL clade; Trifolieae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 325,841 2
Nucleotide EST 281,897 -
Nucleotide GSS 169,026 -
Protein 166,432 -
Structure 85 -
Genome 4 -
Popset 284 235
GEO Datasets 1,975 2
UniGene 21,779 -
PubMed Central 10,238 10,232
Gene 80,084 -
SRA Experiments 3,941 -
Protein Clusters 14,155 -
Identical Protein Groups 102,517 -
Bio Project 286 -
Bio Sample 5,580 -
Bio Systems 268 -
Assembly 9 -
Clone DB 127,636 -
Probe 10,079 -
PubChem BioAssay 47 -
Taxonomy 100 1

Comments and References:

Lewis G et al. 2005
Lewis G, Schrire B, MacKinder B and Lock M. 2005. Legumes of the World. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 529 pp.

Nota BeneGRIN (Apr 24, 2014)
Name accessed on 24 April 2014 in: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.

Nota BeneEuro+Med Plantbase
Name verified on date of entry into database in: The Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. W. Greuter (Ed.) Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem.

Nota BeneAfrican Plant Database (Apr 24, 2014)
Name accessed on 24 April 2014 in: African Flowering Plants Database (version 3.1). Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Geneve and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, retrieved from

Nota BeneLegumeWeb (Apr 28, 2014)
Name accessed on 28 April 2014 in: International Legume Database & Information Service (ILDIS), World Database of Legumes, version 10.0

Nota BeneFlora of China - Fabaceae
Li Shugang et al. 2010. Fabaceae. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. Flora of China. Vol. 10 (Fabaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online at Flora of China:

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