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Zea mays

Taxonomy ID: 4577 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4577)
current name
Zea mays L., 1753
NCBI BLAST name: monocots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Zea mays var. japonica
common name(s) maize
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliopsida; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; commelinids; Poales; Poaceae; PACMAD clade; Panicoideae; Andropogonodae; Andropogoneae; Tripsacinae; Zea
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 4,880,593 4,327,268
Protein 328,444 319,420
Structure 217 216
Genome 1 1
Popset 541 399
Conserved Domains 1 1
GEO Datasets 14,921 14,709
PubMed Central 25,242 25,239
Gene 72,358 72,072
SRA Experiments 101,725 94,623
GEO Profiles 36,480 36,480
Protein Clusters 94 94
Identical Protein Groups 183,699 181,817
Bio Project 4,831 4,637
Bio Sample 75,649 69,024
Bio Systems 268 268
Assembly 80 48
Probe 58,068 58,036
PubChem BioAssay 417 417
Taxonomy 6 1

Comments and References:

Soreng RJ et al. 2003 & on
Soreng RJ, G Davidse, PM Peterson, FO Zuloaga, EJ Judziewicz, TS Filgueiras & O Morrone 2003 and onwards. On-line taxonomic novelties and updates, distributional additions and corrections, and editorial changes since the four published volumes of the Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) published in Contributions from the United States National Herbarium Vols. 39, 41, 46, and 48. Internet Catalogue of New World Grasses

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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. [Full text] [PubMed]

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