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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.
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You'll learn:

  • 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


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  • Nucleotides
  • NCBI : This category includes all resources maintained at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

Recent BioMed Central research articles citing this resource

Wada Yusaku et al., Development of detection method for novel fusion gene using GeneChip exon array -No section-. Journal of Clinical Bioinformatics (2014) doi:10.1186/2043-9113-4-3

Barøy Tale et al., Reexpression of LSAMP inhibits tumor growth in a preclinical osteosarcoma model. Molecular Cancer (2014) doi:10.1186/1476-4598-13-93

Silverman M Ian et al., RNase-mediated protein footprint sequencing reveals protein-binding sites throughout the human transcriptome. Genome Biology (2014) doi:10.1186/gb-2014-15-1-r3

Lu Fang et al., EBNA1 binding and epigenetic regulation of gastrokine tumor suppressor genes in gastric carcinoma cells Herpes viruses. Virology Journal (2014) doi:10.1186/1743-422X-11-12

Di Lia et al., BorreliaBase : a phylogeny-centered browser of Borrelia genomes Comparative genomics. BMC Bioinformatics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-233

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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