GenBank and NCBI Resources

National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health

David Landsman
phone: 301-435-5981

July 4th, 2000

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Literature Reference List


  • Baxevanis, A. and Ouellette, B.F.F., eds. 1998. Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins. New York: John Wiley & Sons
  • Wheeler DL, et al. 2000. Database resources of the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Nucleic Acids Res. 28(1):10-14. PMID: 10592169

GenBank Database

  • Benson DA, et al. 2000. Genbank. Nucleic Acids Res. 28(1):15-18. PMID: 10592170


  • Altschul SF, et al. 1990. Basic local alignment search tool. J Mol Biol. 215(3):403-10. PMID: 2231712
  • Altschul SF, et al. 1997. Gapped BLAST and PSI-BLAST: a new generation of protein database search programs. Nucleic Acids Res. 25(17):3389-402. PMID: 9254694
  • Altschul SF, et al. 1998. Iterated profile searches with PSI-BLAST–a tool for discovery in protein databases. Trends Biochem Sci. 23(11):444-7. PMID: 9852764
  • Tatusova TA, et al. 1999. BLAST 2 Sequences, a new tool for comparing protein and nucleotide sequences. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 174(2):247-50. PMID: 10339815
  • Zhang Z, et al. 1998. Protein sequence similarity searches using patterns as seeds. Nucleic Acids Res. Sep 1;26(17):3986-90. PMID: 9705509

MMDB and Structures

  • Hogue CW. 1997. Cn3D: a new generation of three-dimensional molecular structure viewer. Trends Biochem Sci. 22(8):314-6. PMID: 9270306
  • Marchler-Bauer A, et al. 1999. MMDB: Entrez’s 3D structure database.
  • Nucleic Acids Res. Jan 1;27(1):240-3. PMID: 9847190. Wang Y, et al. 2000. MMDB: 3D structure data in Entrez.Nucleic Acids Res. 28(1):243-245.PMID: 10592236

Specialized Genomic Resources

  • Deloukas P, et al. 1998. A physical map of 30,000 human genes. Science. 82(5389):744-6. PMID: 9784132
  • Jang W, et al. 1999. Making effective use of human genomic sequence data. Trends Genet. 15(7):284-6. PMID: 10390628
  • Smigielski EM, et al. 2000. dbSNP: a database of single nucleotide polymorphisms. Nucleic Acids Res. 28(1):352-355. PMID: 10592272
  • Tatusov RL, et al. 2000 The COG database: a tool for genome-scale analysis of protein functions and evolution. Nucleic Acids Res. 28(1):33-6. PMID: 10592175