Table 5

Total names within two plant taxonomic databases before and after name resolution using the TNRS
Name source Original names After matching by TNRS After matching & synonym conversion by TNRS
NCBI 99743 97734 90142
ITIS 46483 45960 45025
NCBI+ITIS (shared names) 4412 19935 20670
NCBI+ITIS (total unique names) 141814 123759 114497

Totals after matching include the original name if no match was found by the TNRS. Totals after matching and synonym conversion use accepted names in place of synonymous matched names.

Boyle et al.

Boyle et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-16

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