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NCBI's Entrez tool for gene-centric information

Tutorial and training materials by OpenHelix

Learn to use the Entrez Gene resource, a gene-centered collection of information from databases maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and from other sources. Genes with defined sequences, known map positions, and genes inferred from phenotypic information are included, and information is added to these records when it becomes available. Entrez Gene records are extensively annotated and linked to provide you with easy access to many types of related information, including literature, taxonomy, conserved domains, GEO Profiles, chemical compound and substance data and more.
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You'll learn:

  • basic and advanced searches, including complex Boolean strategies
  • to understand the detailed gene reports provided
  • how to navigate, understand and customize output displays
  • additional features, such as options for saving searches, setting filters, and more


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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

Adachi-Hayama Masayo et al., Circulating anti-filamin C autoantibody as a potential serum biomarker for low-grade gliomas Translational oncology. BMC Cancer (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2407-14-452

Dazard J Jean-Eudes et al., Metabolomics of Apc Min/+ mice genetically susceptible to intestinal cancer Systems physiology, pharmacology and medicine. BMC Systems Biology (2014) doi:10.1186/1752-0509-8-72

Agúndez G José A et al., NQO1 gene rs1800566 variant is not associated with risk for multiple sclerosis Demyelinating diseases. BMC Neurology (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2377-14-87

Paci Paola et al., Computational analysis identifies a sponge interaction network between long non-coding RNAs and messenger RNAs in human breast cancer Systems physiology, pharmacology and medicine. BMC Systems Biology (2014) doi:10.1186/1752-0509-8-83

Forreryd Andy et al., Evaluation of high throughput gene expression platforms using a genomic biomarker signature for prediction of skin sensitization Transcriptomic methods. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-379

More about the resource:

Entrez Gene focuses on sequenced genomes, primarily from NCBIs Reference Sequence project of curated records. This resource is one of more than 30 inter-related databases developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), and is searchable through the umbrella system Entrez.


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