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NCBI Announcements

  • Coffee Break tutorial: The promise of PCSK9

    Apr 24, 2014

    The latest Coffee Break tutorial explores PCSK9, an enzyme that plays a major regulatory role in cholesterol homeostasis, and the cholesterol-lowering drugs that target it. This Coffee Break also includes a video exploration of ClinicalTrials.gov.

  • New NCBI Insights Blog: Sequence updates in human genome assembly GRCh38

    Apr 23, 2014

    The latest NCBI Insights blog post explores just one of the many changes and improvements introduced by the newest human reference genome released in December 2013, GRCh38. 

  • HomoloGene release 68 now available

    Apr 22, 2014

    HomoloGene release 68 is now available on Homologene! In this release, genome annotation was updated for 19 organisms, the number of HomoloGene groups increased to 44,233, and one organism, Xenopus tropicalis, was added.  Release 68 is also available on the FTP site.

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