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Taxonomy ID: 311790 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid311790)
current name
NCBI BLAST name: placentals
Rank: superorder
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; Sarcopterygii; Dipnotetrapodomorpha; Tetrapoda; Amniota; Mammalia; Theria; Eutheria
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 1,537,345 -
Protein 246,673 -
Structure 5 -
Genome 22 -
Popset 412 181
GEO Datasets 63 -
PubMed Central 5,275 649
Gene 220,079 -
SRA Experiments 3,582 -
Protein Clusters 13 -
Identical Protein Groups 204,193 -
BioProject 109 -
BioSample 947 -
Assembly 23 -
Taxonomy 248 1

Comments and References:

Endemic African mammals shake the phylogenetic tree (1997).
Highly congruent molecular support for a diverse superordinal clade of endemic African mammals (1998).
Protein sequence signatures support the African clade of mammals (2001).
Molecular support for Afrotheria and the polyphyly of Lipotyphla based on analyses of the growth hormone receptor gene (2002).
A new phylogenetic marker, apolipoprotein B, provides compelling evidence for eutherian relationships (2003).
Cross-species chromosome painting in the golden mole and elephant-shrew: support for the mammalian clades Afrotheria and Afroins
Molecular phylogenetics and the origins of placental mammals (2001).

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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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