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Sesamum indicum

Taxonomy ID: 4182 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4182)
Scientific name: Sesamum indicum L.
Genbank common name: sesame
Inherited blast name: eudicots
Rank: species
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:
synonym: Sesamum orientale L.
common name: beniseed
common name: gingelly
common name: hu ma
common name: koba
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; asterids; lamiids; Lamiales; Pedaliaceae; Sesamum
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 215,224 215,220
Nucleotide EST 45,099 45,099
Nucleotide GSS 79 79
Protein 35,798 35,797
Structure 1 1
Genome 1 1
Popset 26 25
PubMed Central 698 698
Gene 27,494 27,494
SRA Experiments 1,442 1,442
Identical Protein Groups 29,828 29,827
Bio Project 32 32
Bio Sample 1,482 1,482
Bio Systems 263 263
Assembly 4 4
Probe 40 40
PubChem BioAssay 31 31
Taxonomy 2 1

Comments and References:

Nicolson DH & Wiersema JH 2004
Nicolson DH and Wiersema JH. 2004. Proposal to conserve Sesamum indicum L. over Sesamum orientale L. (Pedaliaceae). Taxon 53: 210-211. [Proposal accepted in Taxon 54(4): 1098.]

Brummitt RK 2005b
Brummitt RK. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 57. Taxon 54(4): 1093-1103.

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Sept 27, 2013)
Name accessed on 27 September 2013 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Nota BeneAfrican Plant Database (May 28, 2014)
Name accessed on 28 May 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

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Sesamum indicum
Genome view: 17 chromosomes
Names LG1 LG2 LG3 LG4 LG5 LG6 LG7 LG8 LG9 LG10 LG11 LG12 LG13 LG14 LG15 LG16 Pltd

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