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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This tutorial is a part of the tutorial group Alignment and comparison resources. You might find the other tutorials in the group interesting:
ClustalW2: Performs multiple sequence alignments
BLAST: Basic Local Alignment and Search Tool
FASTA: FASTA sequence algorithm
Entrez Gene: NCBI's Entrez tool for gene-centric information
Primer3: Pick primers from a DNA sequence.
DCODE: DCODE.org Comparative Genomics Developments, a collection of powerful comparative genomics tools
VISTA: Tools for Comparative Genomics
Nucleotides : Tools that are primarily used in the storage, retrieval, or exploration of nucleotide-based data. Some tools may also involve protein sequence information.
NCBI : This category includes resources maintained at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
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