GenBank


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GenBank

Molecular biology An electronic repository of publicly available DNA sequences, which is maintained by the NIH. Cf Swiss-Prot.

GenBank

an on-line database of publicly available DNA sequence data maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). GenBank exchanges data daily with two other large sequence databases, the DNA DataBank of Japan (DDBJ) and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Genbank)
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available in GenBank, the 16S rRNA and sca4 gene sequences showed the highest identity with R.
Phylograms were created using orthologous sequences from six species of Pilobolus obtained from GenBank as controls.
To insist on GenBank deposition would have consigned the Celera sequence data to trade secret status.
The GenBank database is accessible by researchers through the Internet and contains gene sequences representing 100,000 distinct organisms to help support pioneering scientific and medical research.
Nicholas Thompson writes, "When a mysterious virus popped up in New Mexico a few years ago, scientists had little idea how to respond until realizing that its sequence closely matched a group of viruses endemic to Asia found in GenBank.
The scientists selected about 1,000 unique genes from among 5,000 genes found in GenBank that included the words "antimicrobial resistance" in their description.
The sequence information was reviewed and annotated at SEPRL for release to GenBank.
The primer CYP749f (5'-ggtgctcctggtggctaaaag-3') is located at the 5' end of the CYP21P and CYP21 genes (nt 87412-87432; GenBank accession no.
Since its creation, GenBank has grown at an exponential rate, doubling in size every 18 months.
The nine CpG sites studied are located at nucleotide positions 206, 214, 220, 244, 265, 306, 319, 322, and 334 of GenBank accession number AF540972 (GenBank 2005).
All the sequences obtained in this study have been deposited in GenBank and will increase the available data for sequence identification of dematiaceous hyphomycetes.