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Electrophorus electricus

Taxonomy ID: 8005 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid8005)
current name
Electrophorus electricus
Gymnotus electricus Linnaeus, 1766 in [Linnaeus C (1766)]
Genbank common name: electric eel
NCBI BLAST name: bony fishes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Other names:
common name(s) electric knifefish
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Deuterostomia; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata; Teleostomi; Euteleostomi; Actinopterygii; Actinopteri; Neopterygii; Teleostei; Osteoglossocephalai; Clupeocephala; Otomorpha; Ostariophysi; Otophysi; Characiphysae; Gymnotiformes; Gymnotoidei; Gymnotidae; Electrophorus
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 49,378
Protein 45,453
Structure 4
Genome 1
Popset 28
PubMed Central 771
Gene 27,908
SRA Experiments 38
Identical Protein Groups 38,898
BioProject 12
BioSample 38
Assembly 4
PubChem BioAssay 1,239
Taxonomy 1

Comments and References:

Linnaeus C (1766)
Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532 [Nantes and Pisces on pp. 394-532. Author's name given as Carolus à Linné. Photographs and notes on some Linnaeus specimens are at]
de Santana et al. (2019), doi:10.1038/s41467-019-11690-z
de Santana CD, Crampton WGR, Dillman CB, Frederico RG, Sabaj MH, Covain R, Ready J, Zuanon J, de Oliveira RR, Mendes-Júnior RN, Bastos DA, Teixeira TF, Mol J, Ohara W, Castro NC e, Peixoto LA, Nagamachi C, Sousa L, Montag LFA, Ribeiro F, Waddell JC, Piorsky NM, Vari RP, Wosiacki WB (2019) Unexpected species diversity in electric eels with a description of the strongest living bioelectricity generator. Nature Communications 10. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11690-z

Genome Information

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Electrophorus electricus taxonomy/phylogenetic Animal Diversity Web
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Electrophorus electricus (Linnaeus, 1766) taxonomy/phylogenetic Encyclopedia of life
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WebScipio: Electrophorus electricus organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
Electrophorus electricus (Linnaeus, 1766) taxonomy/phylogenetic World Register of Marine Species
diArk: Electrophorus electricus organism-specific diArk - a resource for eukaryotic genome research
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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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