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  • NCBI launches new Twitter account for NCBI Bookshelf

    May 23, 2016

    NCBI has a new Twitter feed - @ncbibooks - to announce new books and documents available on the NCBI Bookshelf. An online resource providing free access to the full text of books and documents in life sciences and health care, the Bookshelf currently provides access to over 4,500 titles.

  • New NCBI Insights blog post: Fast Sequence Inspection with ORFfinder and SmartBLAST (PubMed Labs)

    May 16, 2016

    The latest blog post on NCBI Insights describes the latest PubMed Labs experiment, ORFfinder. ORFfinder is a graphical analysis tool for reading open reading frames (ORFs). See NCBI Insights to read about the new features and leave feedback. We look forward to hearing your thoughts on ORFfinder.

  • RefSeq release 76 is now available

    May 16, 2016

    RefSeq release 76 is accessible online, via FTP and through NCBI’s programming utilities. This full release incorporates genomic, transcript and protein data available as of May 9, 2016 and includes 97,792,976 records, 63,971,766 proteins, 14,965,826 RNAs, and sequences from 59,995 organisms. The release is provided in several directories as a complete dataset and also as divided by logical groupings.

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