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Taxonomy ID: 561 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid561)
current name
Escherichia Castellani and Chalmers 1919
NCBI BLAST name: enterobacteria
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacterales; Enterobacteriaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 8,242,263 22
Protein 58,507,826 66,638
Structure 9,962 -
Genome 6 1
Popset 5,593 1,005
Conserved Domains 54 6
GEO Datasets 15,316 -
PubMed Central 332,744 332,624
Gene 390,728 -
SRA Experiments 168,736 171
GEO Profiles 313,301 -
Protein Clusters 18,393 6,992
Identical Protein Groups 8,951,782 66,636
Bio Project 8,199 19
Bio Sample 182,316 170
Bio Systems 23,186 -
Assembly 80,312 -
Probe 2,210 -
PubChem BioAssay 16,677 55
Taxonomy 4,289 1

Comments and References:

Escherichia (LPSN link)
Castellani A & Chalmers AJ (1919)
Castellani, A., and Chalmers, A.J. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. (1919). Williams Wood and Co., New York. [No PubMed abstract available.]
Lapage SP et al. (1992)
Lapage, S.P., Sneath, P.H.A., Lessel, E.F., Skerman, V.B.D., Seeliger, H.P.R., and Clark, W.A. "International code of nomenclature of bacteria (1990 revision)." American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. (1992) p. 101. [No PubMed record available.]
Skerman VBD et al. (1980)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [No PubMed record available.]
Walk ST et al. (2009)
Walk, S.T., Alm, E.W., Gordon, D.M., Ram, J.L., Toranzos, G.A., Tiedje, J.M., and Whittam, T.S. "Cryptic lineages of the Escherichia genus." Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (2009) 75:6534-6544.

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