Citing RefSeq

When using the RefSeq database, please cite one of the following:

  1. O'Leary NA, Wright MW, Brister JR, Ciufo S, Haddad D, McVeigh R, Rajput B, Robbertse B, Smith-White B, Ako-Adjei D, Astashyn A, Badretdin A, Bao Y, Blinkova O, Brover V, Chetvernin V, Choi J, Cox E, Ermolaeva O, Farrell CM, Goldfarb T, Gupta T, Haft D, Hatcher E, Hlavina W, Joardar VS, Kodali VK, Li W, Maglott D, Masterson P, McGarvey KM, Murphy MR, O'Neill K, Pujar S, Rangwala SH, Rausch D, Riddick LD, Schoch C, Shkeda A, Storz SS, Sun H, Thibaud-Nissen F, Tolstoy I, Tully RE, Vatsan AR, Wallin C, Webb D, Wu W, Landrum MJ, Kimchi A, Tatusova T, DiCuccio M, Kitts P, Murphy TD, Pruitt KD. Reference sequence (RefSeq) database at NCBI: current status, taxonomic expansion, and functional annotation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Jan 4;44(D1):D733-45 PubMed
  2. Tatusova T, DiCuccio M, Badretdin A, Chetvernin V, Nawrocki EP, Zaslavsky L, Lomsadze A, Pruitt KD, Borodovsky M, Ostell J. NCBI prokaryotic genome annotation pipeline. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Aug 19;44(14):6614-24 PubMed
  3. Brister JR, Ako-Adjei D, Bao Y, Blinkova O. NCBI viral genomes resource. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Jan;43(Database issue):D571-7 PubMed

RefSeq Publications

RefSeq Bibliography

The following publications by NCBI staff describe aspects of the RefSeq collection or process flows.

  1. Tatusova T, DiCuccio M, Badretdin A, Chetvernin V, Nawrocki EP, Zaslavsky L, Lomsadze A, Pruitt KD, Borodovsky M, Ostell J. NCBI prokaryotic genome annotation pipeline. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Aug 19;44(14):6614-24 PubMed

  2. O'Leary NA, Wright MW, Brister JR, Ciufo S, Haddad D, McVeigh R, Rajput B, Robbertse B, Smith-White B, Ako-Adjei D, Astashyn A, Badretdin A, Bao Y, Blinkova O, Brover V, Chetvernin V, Choi J, Cox E, Ermolaeva O, Farrell CM, Goldfarb T, Gupta T, Haft D, Hatcher E, Hlavina W, Joardar VS, Kodali VK, Li W, Maglott D, Masterson P, McGarvey KM, Murphy MR, O'Neill K, Pujar S, Rangwala SH, Rausch D, Riddick LD, Schoch C, Shkeda A, Storz SS, Sun H, Thibaud-Nissen F, Tolstoy I, Tully RE, Vatsan AR, Wallin C, Webb D, Wu W, Landrum MJ, Kimchi A, Tatusova T, DiCuccio M, Kitts P, Murphy TD, Pruitt KD. Reference sequence (RefSeq) database at NCBI: current status, taxonomic expansion, and functional annotation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Jan 4;44(D1):D733-45 PubMed

  3. McGarvey KM, Goldfarb T, Cox E, Farrell CM, Gupta T, Joardar VS, Kodali VK, Murphy MR, O'Leary NA, Pujar S, Rajput B, Rangwala SH, Riddick LD, Webb D, Wright MW, Murphy TD, Pruitt KD. Mouse genome annotation by the RefSeq project. Mamm Genome. 2015 Oct;26(9-10):379-90 PubMed

  4. Rajput B, Murphy TD, Pruitt KD. RefSeq curation and annotation of antizyme and antizyme inhibitor genes in vertebrates. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Sep 3;43(15):7270-9 PubMed

  5. Brister JR, Ako-Adjei D, Bao Y, Blinkova O. NCBI viral genomes resource. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Jan;43(Database issue):D571-7 PubMed

  6. Tatusova T, Ciufo S, Federhen S, Fedorov B, McVeigh R, O'Neill K, Tolstoy I, Zaslavsky L. Update on RefSeq microbial genomes resources. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 43(1)D599-605 PubMed

  7. Tatusova T, Ciufo S, Fedorov B, O'Neill K, Tolstoy I. RefSeq microbial genomes database: new representation and annotation strategy. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 42(1):D553-9 PubMed

  8. Pruitt KD, Brown GR, Hiatt SM, Thibaud-Nissen F, Astashyn A, Ermolaeva O, Farrell CM, Hart J, Landrum MJ, McGarvey KM, Murphy MR, O'Leary NA, Pujar S, Rajput B, Rangwala SH, Riddick LD, Shkeda A, Sun H, Tamez P, Tully RE, Wallin C, Webb D, Weber J, Wu W, Dicuccio M, Kitts P, Maglott DR, Murphy TD, Ostell JM. RefSeq: an update on mammalian reference sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan 1;42(1):D756-63 PubMed

  9. Fong JH, Murphy TD, Pruitt KD. Comparison of RefSeq protein-coding regions in human and vertebrate genomes. BMC Genomics. 2013 Sep 25;14:654. PubMed PubMedCentral

  10. Pruitt KD, Tatusova T, Brown GR, Maglott DR. NCBI Reference Sequences (RefSeq): current status, new features and genome annotation policy. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan;40(Database issue):D130-5. PubMed

  11. Robbertse B, Tatusova T. Fungal genome resources at NCBI . Mycology. 2011 Sep;2(3):142-160. PubMed PubMed Central

  12. Pruitt KD, Tatusova T, Klimke W, Maglott DR. NCBI Reference Sequences: current status, policy and new initiatives. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jan;37(Database issue):D32-6. PubMed

  13. Klimke W, Agarwala R, Badretdin A, Chetvernin S, Ciufo S, Fedorov B, Kiryutin B, O'Neill K, Resch W, Resenchuk S, Schafer S, Tolstoy I, Tatusova T. The National Center for Biotechnology Information's Protein Clusters Database. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jan;37(Database issue):D216-23. PubMed

  14. Bao Y, Bolotov P, Dernovoy D, Kiryutin B, Tatusova T. FLAN: a web server for influenza virus genome annotation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jun 1; [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

  15. Tatusova, T. GenBank, RefSeq, TPA and UniProt: What's in a Name? Microbe Magazine May, 2007, Letters NCBI Handbook

  16. Maglott D, Ostell J, Pruitt KD, Tatusova T. Entrez Gene: gene-centered information at NCBI. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan;35(Database issue):D26-31. Epub 2006 Dec 5. PubMed PubMed Central

  17. Pruitt KD, Tatusova T, Maglott DR. NCBI reference sequences (RefSeq): a curated non-redundant sequence database of genomes, transcripts and proteins. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007 Jan;35(Database issue):D61-5. Epub 2006 Nov 27. PubMed PubMed Central

  18. Maglott D, Ostell J, Pruitt KD, Tatusova T. Entrez Gene: gene-centered information at NCBI. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005 Jan 1;33(Database issue):D54-8. PubMed PubMed Central

  19. Pruitt KD, Tatusova T, Maglott DR. NCBI Reference Sequence (RefSeq): a curated non-redundant sequence database of genomes, transcripts and proteins. Nucleic Acids Res. 2005 Jan 1;33(Database issue):D501-4. PubMed PubMed Central

  20. Bao Y, Federhen S, Leipe D, Pham V, Resenchuk S, Rozanov M, Tatusov R, Tatusova T. National center for biotechnology information viral genomes project. J Virol. 2004 Jul;78(14):7291-8. No abstract available. PubMed

  21. Mills R, Rozanov M, Lomsadze A, Tatusova T, Borodovsky M. Improving gene annotation of complete viral genomes. Nucleic Acids Res. 2003 Dec 1;31(23):7041-55. PubMed PubMed Central
  22. Pruitt KD, Tatusova T, Maglott DR. NCBI Reference Sequence project: update and current status. Nucleic Acids Res. 2003 Jan 1;31(1):34-7. PubMed PubMed Central

  23. Feolo M, Helmberg W, Sherry S, Maglott DR. NCBI genetic resources supporting immunogenetic research. Rev Immunogenet. 2000;2(4):461-7. Review. PubMed

  24. Pruitt KD, Katz KS, Sicotte H, Maglott DR. Introducing RefSeq and LocusLink: curated human genome resources at the NCBI. Trends Genet. 2000 Jan;16(1):44-7. No abstract available. PubMed
  25. Pruitt KD, Maglott DR. RefSeq and LocusLink: NCBI gene-centered resources. Nucleic Acids Res. 2001 Jan 1;29(1):137-40. PubMed PubMed Central

  26. Maglott DR, Katz KS, Sicotte H, Pruitt KD. NCBI's LocusLink and RefSeq. Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Jan 1;28(1):126-8. PubMed PubMed Central

  27. Tatusova TA, Karsch-Mizrachi I, Ostell JA. Complete genomes in WWW Entrez: data representation and analysis. Bioinformatics. 1999 Jul-Aug;15(7-8):536-43 PubMed

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