Database resources of the National Center for Biotechnology Information: 2002 update

@article{Wheeler2002DatabaseRO,
  title={Database resources of the National Center for Biotechnology Information: 2002 update},
  author={David L. Wheeler and Deanna M. Church and Alex E. Lash and Detlef D. Leipe and Thomas L. Madden and Joan U. Pontius and Gregory D. Schuler and Lynn M. Schriml and Tatiana A. Tatusova and Lukas Wagner and Barbara A. Rapp},
  journal={Nucleic acids research},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={
          13-6
        }
}
In addition to maintaining the GenBank nucleic acid sequence database, the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides data analysis and retrieval resources that operate on the data in GenBank and a variety of other biological data made available through NCBI's web site. NCBI data retrieval resources include Entrez, PubMed, LocusLink and the Taxonomy Browser. Data analysis resources include BLAST, Electronic PCR, OrfFinder, RefSeq, UniGene, HomoloGene, Database of Single… 
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FIE2: a program for the extraction of genomic DNA sequences around the start and translation initiation site of human genes
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GALA, a database for genomic sequence alignments and annotations.
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A relational database to contain whole genome sequence alignments between human and mouse with extensive annotations of the human sequence, which can reveal a wide variety of relationships.
Yeast genomic databases and the challenge of the post-genomic era
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