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Names and Taxonomy section

Last modified April 10, 2018

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:

Protein namesName and synonyms of the protein
Gene namesName(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein
Encoded onOrganelle or plasmid gene source
OrganismName of the source organism
Taxonomic identifierNCBI unique identifier for the source organism
Taxonomic lineageTaxonomic classification of the source organism
ProteomesProteome ID and component name for entries that are part of a proteome
Virus hostThe species that can be infected by a specific virus
Organism-specific databasesSelection of cross-references that point to data collections other than UniProtKB
UniProt is an ELIXIR core data resource
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