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Taxonomy ID: 5878 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid5878)
Scientific name: Ciliophora
Genbank common name: ciliates
Inherited blast name: eukaryotes
Rank: no rank
Genetic code: Translation table 6 (Ciliate Nuclear; Dasycladacean Nuclear; Hexamita Nuclear)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 4 (Mold Mitochondrial; Protozoan Mitochondrial; Coelenterate Mitochondrial; Mycoplasma; Spiroplasma)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
synonym: Ciliata
blast name: ciliates
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Alveolata
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 236,960 -
Nucleotide EST 274,457 -
Nucleotide GSS 11,668 -
Protein 251,157 -
Structure 96 -
Genome 27 -
Popset 705 127
Conserved Domains 22 -
GEO Datasets 679 -
UniGene 11,204 -
PubMed Central 11,061 550
Gene 79,664 -
SRA Experiments 1,134 -
Protein Clusters 14,280 -
Identical Protein Groups 169,200 -
Bio Project 211 -
Bio Sample 1,174 -
Bio Systems 298 -
Assembly 38 -
Probe 278 -
PubChem BioAssay 35 -
Taxonomy 3,949 1

Comments and References:

ciliate classification
The classification for the ciliates generally follows the chapter on the Ciliophora by Lynn DH and Small EB in 'The illustrated guide to the Protozoa' 2nd Ed. Society of Protozoologists 2000, p. 371-656.

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