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Taxonomy ID: 6040 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid6040)
Scientific name: Porifera
Genbank common name: sponges
Inherited blast name: animals
Rank: phylum
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 4 (Mold Mitochondrial; Protozoan Mitochondrial; Coelenterate Mitochondrial; Mycoplasma; Spiroplasma)
Other names:
synonym: Parazoa
blast name: sponges
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 67,576 -
Nucleotide EST 111,546 -
Nucleotide GSS 8 -
Protein 33,924 -
Structure 14 -
Genome 58 -
Popset 380 56
Conserved Domains 14 2
GEO Datasets 245 -
UniGene 6,211 -
PubMed Central 15,372 1,354
Gene 31,786 -
SRA Experiments 1,417 2
Protein Clusters 19 -
Identical Protein Groups 28,216 -
Bio Project 138 2
Bio Sample 1,236 1
Bio Systems 234 -
Assembly 6 -
Probe 51 -
PubChem BioAssay 17 -
Taxonomy 3,843 1

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

LinkOut Subject LinkOut Provider
Porifera taxonomy/phylogenetic AnimalBase
Porifera taxonomy taxonomy/phylogenetic Arctos Specimen Database
DNA barcoding : Porifera taxonomy/phylogenetic Barcodes of Life
Porifera taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
Show Biotic Interactions taxonomy/phylogenetic Global Biotic Interactions
Porifera Hatschek, 1888 taxonomy/phylogenetic Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Porifera taxonomy/phylogenetic Lifemap
World Porifera Database taxonomy/phylogenetic NCBI taxonomy bookmarks
Porifera taxonomy/phylogenetic Ocean Biogeographic Information System
ToL taxonomy/phylogenetic Tree of Life
Porifera taxonomy/phylogenetic TreeBase
UCMP taxonomy/phylogenetic UCMP phylogeny exhibit
Porifera Grant, 1836 taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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