Biomedical Science

Bioinformatics Databases and Tools

NCBI Resources

NCBI Resources and Tools

Entrez integrated literature and molecular databases
BLAST sequence similarity search service
VAST structure similarity searches
Cn3D 3D structure viewer
Genome Workbench standalone sequence analysis annotation platform
– SRA Run Browser web access for viewing searching and downloading next-generation reads
–SRA toolkit standalone SRA manipulator and client

What is NCBI

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

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The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) advances science and health by providing access to genomic and biomedical information. What does NCBI do? 

•Develop and maintain molecular and bibliographic databases.
•Develop software for searching and analysis of these data.
•Provide Web access point for data and software.

Quick Guide to Entrez Databases

Entrez is NCBI’s primary text search and retrieval system that integrates the PubMed database of biomedical literature with 38 other literature and molecular databases including DNA and protein sequence, structure, gene, genome, genetic variation, and gene expression.
•Protein and Nucleic acid structures
•Small Molecules
•Medical Genetics
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