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NCBI Announcements

  • NCBI E-Utilities webinar video now on YouTube

    Nov 13, 2014

    October's webinar, "An Introduction to NCBI's E-Utilities, an NCBI API", is now on YouTube and has been added to the NCBI Webinars playlist. 

  • BLAST URL domain change in effect December 1

    Nov 12, 2014

    As announced previously, BLAST searches sent to the www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast URL will not function as of December 1, 2014. The officially supported URL domain for BLAST searches at the NCBI is blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Please update your bookmarks, links, and any scripts or applications.

  • RefSeq release 68 available on FTP

    Nov 7, 2014

    The comprehensive RefSeq release 68 is now available on the FTP site, with over 66 million records describing 46,968,574 proteins, 9,069,704 RNAs, and sequences from 49,312 distinct NCBI TaxIDs.

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