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Oreochromis niloticus

Taxonomy ID: 8128 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid8128)
current name
Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Perca nilotica Linnaeus, 1758 in [Linnaeus C (1758b)]
homotypic synonym:
Oreochromis nilotica
Tilapia nilotica
Genbank common name: Nile tilapia
NCBI BLAST name: bony fishes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Deuterostomia; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata; Teleostomi; Euteleostomi; Actinopterygii; Actinopteri; Neopterygii; Teleostei; Osteoglossocephalai; Clupeocephala; Euteleosteomorpha; Neoteleostei; Eurypterygia; Ctenosquamata; Acanthomorphata; Euacanthomorphacea; Percomorphaceae; Ovalentaria; Cichlomorphae; Cichliformes; Cichlidae; African cichlids; Pseudocrenilabrinae; Oreochromini; Oreochromis
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 1,516,671 1,516,610
Protein 64,353 64,318
Structure 4 4
Genome 1 1
Popset 152 151
GEO Datasets 271 271
PubMed Central 4,053 4,053
Gene 51,375 51,375
SRA Experiments 3,651 3,638
Protein Clusters 12 12
Identical Protein Groups 52,791 52,762
BioProject 199 195
BioSample 4,368 4,362
Assembly 7 7
PubChem BioAssay 1 1
Taxonomy 4 1

Comments and References:

Linnaeus C (1758b)
Systema Naturae, Ed. X. (Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata.) Holmiae. v. 1: i-ii + 1-824 [Nantes and Pisces in Tom. 1, pp. 230-338; a few species on later pages. Date fixed by ICZN, Code Article 3. Pictures of available Linnaean type specimens is at]

Genome Information

Go to NCBI genomic BLAST page for Oreochromis niloticus
Genome view: 22 chromosomes
Names LG1 LG2 LG3 LG4 LG5 LG6 LG7 LG8-24 LG9 LG10 LG11 LG12 LG13 LG14 LG15 LG16-21 LG17 LG18 LG19 LG20 LG22 LG23

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WebScipio: Oreochromis niloticus organism-specific WebScipio - eukaryotic gene identification
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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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