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Taxonomy ID: 50557 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid50557)
current name
Genbank common name: true insects
NCBI BLAST name: insects
Rank: class
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 5 (Invertebrate Mitochondrial)
Other names:
blast name
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Protostomia; Ecdysozoa; Panarthropoda; Arthropoda; Mandibulata; Pancrustacea; Hexapoda
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 38,704,520 -
Protein 10,750,548 -
Structure 2,028 -
Genome 3,810 -
Popset 29,004 482
Conserved Domains 238 -
GEO Datasets 124,515 -
PubMed Central 1,396,392 3,378
Gene 3,170,750 -
HomoloGene 7,824 -
SRA Experiments 356,579 14
GEO Profiles 1,293,981 -
Protein Clusters 16 -
Identical Protein Groups 7,160,814 -
Bio Project 18,710 3
Bio Sample 342,965 13
Bio Systems 9,500 -
Assembly 2,691 -
Probe 350,805 -
PubChem BioAssay 7,633 -
Taxonomy 752,032 1

External Information Resources (NCBI LinkOut)

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Wikipedia taxonomy/phylogenetic iPhylo
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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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