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  • RefSeq release 87 available

    Mar 20, 2018

    RefSeq release 87 is now accessible online, via FTP and through NCBI’s programming utilities. This full release incorporates genomic, transcript and protein data available as of March 5, 2018 and contains 155,118,991 records, including 106,245,682 proteins, 21,923,574 RNAs, and sequences from … Continue reading

  • See your data in context with NCBI’s updated Genome Data Viewer

    Mar 20, 2018

    We know it’s important to you to be able to browse and visually inspect variants and alignments from your next-gen sequencing experiments, so we’ve added remote streaming of BAM files to the Genome Data Viewer (GDV). All you need are … Continue reading

  • GenBank exceeds 3 Terabases in release 224

    Mar 20, 2018

    GenBank release 224.0 (2/13/2018) has 207,040,555 traditional records (including non-bulk-oriented TSA) containing 253,630,708,098 base pairs of sequence data. In addition, there are 564,286,852 WGS records containing 2,608,532,210,351 base pairs of sequence data, 214,324,264 TSA records containing 193,940,551,226 base pairs of … Continue reading