Table 2NCBI data resources used in NCBI-generated annotation

ResourceDescription
Clone Registry Clone sequencing sequence status, STS content, and availability
dbSNP Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs), polymorphisms, small-scale insertions/deletions, polymorphic repetitive elements
Genome Guides Directory of key resources for the genome, with links to related resources and tutorials. The directory to guide pages is available from Genomic Biology.
LocusLink Locus-specific data for a subset of organisms with extensive links to related resources and sequence data
OMIM Human genes and Mendelian disorders
RefSeq NCBI's curated, non-redundant RefSeqs
UniGene Computed clusters of cDNA and Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) sequences from the same gene, with tissue expression information and links to related resources
UniSTS Unified, nonredundant database of sequence tagged sites (STSs)

From: Chapter 20, Using the Map Viewer to Explore Genomes

Cover of The NCBI Handbook
The NCBI Handbook [Internet].
McEntyre J, Ostell J, editors.
Bethesda (MD): National Center for Biotechnology Information (US); 2002-.

NCBI Bookshelf. A service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.