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Types of Databases module of the MLA course on Introduction to Molecular Biology Information Resources
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Data Domains

Types of data generated by molecular biology research:
  • nucleotide sequences (DNA, mRNA, non-coding RNAs)
  • protein sequences
  • 3-D protein structures
  • complete genomes and maps
Also now have:
  • gene expression
  • genetic variation (polymorphisms)

Types of Databases
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