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Names and Taxonomy section

Last modified September 2, 2014

This section provides information about the protein and gene name(s) and synonym(s) and about the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.

The information is filed in different subsections. The current subsections and their content are listed below:

Subsection Content
Protein names Name and synonyms of the protein
Gene names Name(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein
Encoded on Organelle or plasmid gene source
Organism Name of the source organism
Taxonomic identifier NCBI unique identifier for the source organism
Taxonomic lineage Taxonomic classification of the source organism
Proteomes Proteome ID and component name for entries that are part of a proteome
Virus host The species that can be infected by a specific virus
Organism-specific databases Selection of cross-references that point to data collections other than UniProtKB