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Taxonomy ID: 8782 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid8782)
current name
Genbank common name: birds
NCBI BLAST name: birds
Rank: class
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
blast name
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Deuterostomia; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata; Teleostomi; Euteleostomi; Sarcopterygii; Dipnotetrapodomorpha; Tetrapoda; Amniota; Sauropsida; Sauria; Archelosauria; Archosauria; Dinosauria; Saurischia; Theropoda; Coelurosauria
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 10,858,991 26
Protein 5,618,191 -
Structure 2,604 -
Genome 875 -
Popset 12,919 313
Conserved Domains 12 3
GEO Datasets 35,770 -
PubMed Central 456,829 94,047
Gene 2,295,339 -
HomoloGene 13,352 -
SRA Experiments 163,760 100
GEO Profiles 245,610 -
Protein Clusters 13 -
Identical Protein Groups 6,886,043 -
BioProject 15,175 5
BioSample 164,665 5
Assembly 1,458 -
PubChem BioAssay 1,589 14
Taxonomy 18,909 1

Comments and References:

Sibley, C. G. and Monroe, B. L., Jr. Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World. Yale University Press, New Haven 1990.

Howard, R. and Moore, A. A Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 2nd ed. Academic Press. 1991

Edwards E.P. A codedworkbook of birds of the world Volume
1: Non-Passeriformes. 2nd ed., Sweet Briar (Virginia), 1982.
(Common names)

Edwards, E.P. A coded workbook of birds of the world Volume
2: Passeriformes. 2nd ed., Sweet Briar (Virginia) 1986. (Common

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Disclaimer: The NCBI taxonomy database is not an authoritative source for nomenclature or classification - please consult the relevant scientific literature for the most reliable information.

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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