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Loxodonta africana

Taxonomy ID: 9785 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid9785)
current name
Loxodonta africana
Elephas africanus Blumenbach, 1797
homotypic synonym:
Loxodonta africana africana
Genbank common name: African savanna elephant
NCBI BLAST name: placentals
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Other names:
common name(s) African bush elephant, African savannah elephant
Lineage( abbreviated )
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Afrotheria; Proboscidea; Elephantidae; Loxodonta
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 53,375 53,373
Protein 44,052 44,050
Genome 1 1
Popset 117 117
GEO Datasets 94 94
PubMed Central 1,942 1,942
Gene 32,146 32,146
SRA Experiments 1,447 1,447
Protein Clusters 13 13
Identical Protein Groups 35,265 35,264
BioProject 31 31
BioSample 118 118
Assembly 10 10
Taxonomy 2 1

Comments and References:

image:Loxodonta africana
Roca et al. Science (2001). Genetic evidence for two species of elephant in Africa.

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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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