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Taxonomy ID: 780 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid780)
current name
Rickettsia da Rocha-Lima 1916
NCBI BLAST name: a-proteobacteria
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Alphaproteobacteria; Rickettsiales; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsieae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 26,993 2
Protein 209,383 396
Structure 49 -
Genome 67 1
Popset 933 197
Conserved Domains 45 36
GEO Datasets 187 -
PubMed Central 9,874 9,704
Gene 64,944 -
SRA Experiments 852 4
GEO Profiles 46,030 -
Protein Clusters 2,124 238
Identical Protein Groups 119,797 396
BioProject 166 4
BioSample 511 20
Assembly 192 -
PubChem BioAssay 13 -
Taxonomy 1,268 1

Comments and References:

Rickettsia (LPSN link)
da Rocha-Lima H (1916)
da-Rocha-Lima, H. "Zur Aetiologie des Fleckfiebers." Berliner Klin. Wsch. (1916) 53:567-569. [No PubMed record available.]
Diop A et al. (in press_2020)
Diop, A., El Karkouri, K., Raoult, D., and Fournier, P.-E. "Genome sequence-based criteria for demarcation and definition of species in the genus Rickettsia." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (in press)
Fournier PE et al. (2003)
Fournier, P.-E., Dumler, J.S., Greub, G., Zhang, J., Wu, Y., and Raoult, D. "Gene sequence-based criteria for identification of new Rickettsia isolates and description of Rickettsia heilongjiangensis sp. nov." J. Clin. Microbiol. (2003) 41:5456-5465.
Roux V et al. (1997)
Roux, V., Rydkina, E., Eremeeva, M., and Raoult, D. "Citrate synthase gene comparison, a new tool for phylogenetic analysis, and its application for the rickettsiae." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:252-261.
Roux V & Raoult D (2000)
Roux, V., and Raoult, D. "Phylogenetic analysis of members of the genus Rickettsia using the gene encoding the outer-membrane protein rOmpB (ompB)." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2000) 50:1449-1455.
Sekeyoza Z et al. (2001)
Sekeyova, Z., Roux, V., and Raoult, D. "Phylogeny of Rickettsia spp. inferred by comparing sequences of 'gene D', which encodes an intracytoplasmic protein." Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (2001) 51:1353-60.
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.]

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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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