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Penaeus vannamei

Taxonomy ID: 6689 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid6689)
current name
Penaeus vannamei Boone, 1931
homotypic synonym:
Penaeus (Litopenaeus) vannamei
Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931)
Penaeus sp. AT-2008
Genbank common name: Pacific white shrimp
NCBI BLAST name: crustaceans
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 5 (Invertebrate Mitochondrial)
Other names:
common name(s) white Pacific shrimp, white shrimp
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Protostomia; Ecdysozoa; Panarthropoda; Arthropoda; Mandibulata; Pancrustacea; Crustacea; Multicrustacea; Malacostraca; Eumalacostraca; Eucarida; Decapoda; Dendrobranchiata; Penaeoidea; Penaeidae; Penaeus
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 336,834
Protein 60,310
Structure 28
Genome 1
Popset 75
GEO Datasets 186
PubMed Central 2,377
Gene 30,771
SRA Experiments 2,769
Protein Clusters 13
Identical Protein Groups 52,753
BioProject 225
BioSample 1,972
Assembly 2
Taxonomy 1

Genome Information

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External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
GOLD: Go0007927 organism-specific Genomes On Line Database
Show Biotic Interactions taxonomy/phylogenetic Global Biotic Interactions
Related Immune Epitope Information gene/protein/disease-specific Immune Epitope Database and Analysis Resource
Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) taxonomy/phylogenetic Integrated Taxonomic Information System
WebScipio: Litopenaeus vannamei organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
2 records from this provider taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
diArk: Litopenaeus vannamei organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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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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