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Caenorhabditis elegans

Taxonomy ID: 6239 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid6239)
current name
Caenorhabditis elegans (Maupas, 1900)
homotypic synonym:
Rhabditis elegans Maupas, 1900
NCBI BLAST name: nematodes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 5 (Invertebrate Mitochondrial)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Protostomia; Ecdysozoa; Nematoda; Chromadorea; Rhabditida; Rhabditina; Rhabditomorpha; Rhabditoidea; Rhabditidae; Peloderinae; Caenorhabditis
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Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 475,498
Protein 69,907
Structure 468
Genome 1
Popset 39
Conserved Domains 22
GEO Datasets 37,460
PubMed Central 69,541
Gene 50,995
HomoloGene 4,291
SRA Experiments 53,146
GEO Profiles 795,897
Protein Clusters 12
Identical Protein Groups 32,137
BioProject 2,339
BioSample 51,385
Assembly 61
PubChem BioAssay 544
Taxonomy 1

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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