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NCBI Announcements

  • Milestone: NCBI annotates 150th eukaryotic genome

    Aug 28, 2014

    NCBI has now completed the genome annotation for 150 different organisms. The 150th organism is the Upper Galilee mountains blind mole rat (Nannospalax galili), a rodent of particular interest because of its resistance to cancer.

  • The new NCBI Genomes FTP site is here!

    Aug 26, 2014

    NCBI has released a major revision of the genomes FTP site. The new FTP site structure provides a single entry point to access sequence and annotation content of both GenBank and RefSeq genomes data.  The FTP site can be accessed directly for FTP, or from links provided in NCBI’s Assembly database.

  • New NCBI YouTube video: Downloading FASTA sequences in Sequence Viewer

    Aug 22, 2014

    The newest video on NCBI’s YouTube channel is a quick tutorial on downloading FASTA sequences for certain gene features using NCBI’s Sequence Viewer.

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