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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

Vonlanthen Janine et al., A comprehensive look at transcription factor gene expression changes in colorectal adenomas Cell and molecular biology. BMC Cancer (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2407-14-46

Funk Christopher et al., Large-scale biomedical concept recognition: an evaluation of current automatic annotators and their parameters Knowledge-based analysis. BMC Bioinformatics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-59

Brionne Aurélien et al., Hen uterine gene expression profiling during eggshell formation reveals putative proteins involved in the supply of minerals or in the shell mineralization process Non-human and non-rodent vertebrate genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-220

Coelho D Edgar et al., Computational prediction of the human-microbial oral interactome Systems physiology, pharmacology and medicine. BMC Systems Biology (2014) doi:10.1186/1752-0509-8-24

Kuhn Tobias et al., Mining images in biomedical publications: Detection and analysis of gel diagrams. Journal of Biomedical Semantics (2014) doi:10.1186/2041-1480-5-10

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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