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  • Jan 22, 2018

    Because of a lapse in government funding, new posts and responses will not originate from this account until appropriations are enacted.

  • RefSeq release 86 is now public

    Jan 17, 2018

    RefSeq release 86 is now accessible online, via FTP and through NCBI’s programming utilities. This full release incorporates genomic, transcript, and protein data available, as of January 8, 2018 and contains 149,493,466 records, including 102,133,844 proteins, 21,370,778 RNAs, and sequences … Continue reading

  • 5 NCBI articles in 2018 Nucleic Acids Research database issue

    Jan 16, 2018

    The 2018 Nucleic Acids Research database issue features several papers from NCBI staff that cover the status and future of databases including CCDS, ClinVar, GenBank and RefSeq. These papers are also available on PubMed. To read an article, click on … Continue reading

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