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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

Medvedeva V Ekaterina et al., The peptide semax affects the expression of genes related to the immune and vascular systems in rat brain focal ischemia: genome-wide transcriptional analysis Transcriptomic methods. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-228

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

Chen Ting-Wen et al., ChIPseek, a web-based analysis tool for ChIP data Transcriptomic methods. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-539

Malone James et al., The Software Ontology (SWO): a resource for reproducibility in biomedical data analysis, curation and digital preservation. Journal of Biomedical Semantics (2014) doi:10.1186/2041-1480-5-25

Moreland Travis R et al., A customized Web portal for the genome of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi Multicellular invertebrate genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-316

More about the resource:

Entrez Gene focuses on sequenced genomes, primarily from NCBI’s 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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