Nucleotide Sequence Databases

Abstract

There are internationally available databases containing nucleotide data. These resources are useful for investigating basic and advanced research problems.

Keywords: GenBank; EMBL; DDBJ; sequence data; nucleotides

References

Altschul SF, Madden TL, Schäffer AA, et al. (1997) Gapped BLAST and PSI‐BLAST: a new generation of protein database search programs. Nucleic Acids Research 25: 3389–3402.

Baker W, van den Broek A, Camon E, et al. (2000) The EMBL nucleotide sequence database. Nucleic Acids Research 28: 19–23.

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Tateno Y, Miyazaki S, Ota M, Sugawara H and Gojobori T (2000) DNA data bank of Japan (DDBJ) in collaboration with mass sequencing teams. Nucleic Acids Research 28: 24–26.

Further Reading

Baxevanis AD and Ouellette BFF (eds.) (2001) Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, 2nd edn. New York, NY: Wiley Interscience.

Nucleic Acids Research 2001 database issue (2001) Nucleic Acids Research 29: 1–349.

Pandey A and Lewitter F (1999) Nucleotide sequence databases: a gold mine for biologists. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 24(7): 276–280.

Web Links

GenBank. This link leads to information about the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration of GenBank, EMBL and DDBJ. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/collab/

Nucleic Acids Research. NAR has an annual database issue that is linked on this page. http://www.nar.oupjournals.org

CMS Molecular Biology Resource. A site managed by Chris Smith at the San Diego Supercomputer Center that lists links to many nucleotide sequence databases. http://restools.sdsc.edu

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Lewitter, Fran(Sep 2005) Nucleotide Sequence Databases. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005250]