Provides molecular sequence records to help locate gene and protein data.
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|The RefSeq project, developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), provides collected, curated, and consistent non-redundant reference molecular sequence records that help researchers locate important gene and protein data. Processes established by the RefSeq team generate reference sequence sets for many species. RefSeq records link to primary source material, appropriate literature, and additional information from other biomedical resources. Expanded project directions offer more data types. RefSeq, and similar projects with ties to RefSeq, continue to provide quality, reviewed, reference sequences for a variety of projects. RefSeq data can be found in many bioinformatics tools.|
- The history and framework for RefSeq
- How to find and examine RefSeq data at NCBI
- The composition of a typical RefSeq record
- About other project directions and related projects
Recent BioMed Central research articles citing this resource
Criscione W Steven et al., Transcriptional landscape of repetitive elements in normal and cancer human cells Human and rodent genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-583
Sokol Martin et al., Novel principles of gamma-retroviral insertional transcription activation in murine leukemia virus-induced end-stage tumors. Retrovirology (2014) doi:10.1186/1742-4690-11-36
Ha Hongseok et al., A comprehensive analysis of piRNAs from adult human testis and their relationship with genes and mobile elements Human and rodent genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-545
Vaccari Maria Carlotta et al., De novo deletion of chromosome 11q12.3 in monozygotic twins affected by Poland Syndrome Clinical-Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics. BMC Medical Genetics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2350-15-63
Benner Christopher et al., The transcriptional landscape of mouse beta cells compared to human beta cells reveals notable species differences in long non-coding RNA and protein-coding gene expression Human and rodent genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-620
More about the resource:
The RefSeq project coordinated by NCBI has been providing reference sequence data for more than a decade. This crucial data is found in resources throughout the bioinformatics ecosystem in an extensive range of tools and projects. RefSeq contributes to other reference sequence projects such as RefSeqGene and Locus Reference Genome. Familiarity with RefSeq processes and records will help users to effectively find and understand key features of molecular sequences.
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