MetaCyc Taxon: Cyanobacteria

Synonyms: cyanophytes, blue-green bacteria, Oxyphotobacteria, Oxygenic photosynthetic bacteria, Cyanophyta, Cyanophycota, Cyanophyceae

Rank: phylum

Taxonomic lineage: cellular organisms, Bacteria

Direct sub-taxa of Cyanobacteria: environmental samples , Gloeobacteria, Nostocales, Oscillatoriophycideae, Pleurocapsales, Prochlorales, Stigonematales, unclassified Cyanobacteria

Unification Links: NCBI-Taxonomy:1117

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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