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  • 14 new NCBI RefSeq genome annotations are available

    Sep 21, 2017

    In August, the NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline released new annotations in RefSeq for the following organisms: Spinacia oleracea (spinach) Carica papaya (papaya) Zootermopsis nevadensis (termites) Acanthochromis polyacanthus (spiny chromis) Folsomia candida (springtails) Helianthus annuus (common sunflower) Acanthaster planci (crown-of-thorns starfish) Myzus persicae (green … Continue reading

  • RefSeq release 84 available

    Sep 18, 2017

    RefSeq release 84 is now accessible online, via FTP and through NCBI’s programming utilities. This full release incorporates genomic, transcript, and protein data available, as of September 11, 2017, and contains 140,627,690 records, including 95,563,598 proteins, 20,356,598 RNAs, and sequences … Continue reading

  • NCBI releases newly designed dbSNP RefSNP Report – Alpha version

    Sep 12, 2017

    NCBI dbSNP is pleased to announce a newly designed Reference SNP (RefSNP, rs) Report webpage to provide enhanced performance and presentation for access to individual RefSNP records. This Alpha version of the report enables browsing of submitted and computed RefSNP … Continue reading