The taxonomy contains the relationships between all living forms for which nucleic acid or protein sequence have been determined.

Prefix
ncbitaxon
Preferred Prefix
NCBITaxon
Alternative Prefixes
TAX uniprot.taxonomy taxid TaxonomyID NCBITaxon taxon taxonomy NCBI_taxid NCBI_Taxon_ID NCBI Taxonomy
Keywords
classification dna life science obo ontology phylogenetics protein structure taxonomy
Version
2022-08-18
License
CC0-1.0
Links
Homepage Repository OBO OWL OBO JSON
Contact
Frederic Bastian   0000-0002-9415-5104   fbastian
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in NCBI Taxonomy should match this regular expression:
^\d+$

Example Local Unique Identifier
2170610   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from NCBI Taxonomy should match this regular expression:
^ncbitaxon:\d+$

Example CURIE
ncbitaxon:2170610
Publications
Metaregistry NCBI Taxonomy

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 19 mappings to external registries for ncbitaxon with 10 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL aberowl NCBITAXON
AgroPortal agroportal NCBITAXON
Basic Register of Thesauri, Ontologies & Classifications bartoc 509
BioContext biocontext TAXONOMY
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal NCBITAXON
Cellosaurus Registry cellosaurus NCBI_TaxID
EDAM Ontology edam 1179
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.fj07xj
Gene Ontology Registry go taxon
HL7 External Code Systems hl7 2.16.840.1.113883.6.205
Identifiers.org Identifiers.org logo miriam taxonomy
Name-to-Thing Name-to-Thing logo n2t taxonomy
National Center for Biotechnology Information Registry ncbi taxon
OBO Foundry OBO Foundry logo obofoundry ncbitaxon
Ontology Lookup Service Ontology Lookup Service logo ols ncbitaxon
OntoBee ontobee NCBITaxon
Prefix Commons prefixcommons taxonomy
Registry of Research Data Repositories re3data r3d100010415
Wikidata Property Wikidata Property logo wikidata P685
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here.

Code Name URL
CURATOR_REVIEW Taxonomy through UniProt PURL https://purl.uniprot.org/taxonomy/2170610
CURATOR_REVIEW Bio2RDF https://bio2rdf.org/taxonomy:2170610
ebi European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ena/data/view/Taxon:2170610
scholia Scholia https://scholia.toolforge.org/ncbi-taxon/2170610