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
Barker R Amy et al., Bioinformatic analysis of ciliary transition zone proteins reveals insights into the evolution of ciliopathy networks Comparative and evolutionary genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-531
Eierman E Laura et al., Transcriptomic analysis of candidate osmoregulatory genes in the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica Multicellular invertebrate genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-503
Yang Hsin-Chou et al., Applying genome-wide gene-based expression quantitative trait locus mapping to study population ancestry and pharmacogenetics Human and rodent genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-319
Koren Sergey et al., Automated ensemble assembly and validation of microbial genomes Sequence analysis (applications). BMC Bioinformatics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-126
Linderman D Michael et al., Analytical validation of whole exome and whole genome sequencing for clinical applications Bioinformatic and algorithmical studies. BMC Medical Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1755-8794-7-20
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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