Announcing new links and annotations on Conserved Domain Search results!
Conserved Domain Search (CD Search) results now show domain architecture information and other annotations that further characterize predicted domain and protein function. These include links to PubMed, Gene Ontology (GO) terms, Enzyme Commission (EC) numbers, and the SPARCLE Domain Architecture Viewer. You can use these links on the results to find literature (PubMed), assign biological … Continue reading Announcing new links and annotations on Conserved Domain Search results! → The post Announcing new links and annotations on Conserved Domain Search results! appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - August 10, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Conserved Domains Database (CDD) Gene Ontology (GO) Subfamily Protein Architecture Labeling Engine (SPARCLE) Source Type: news

New annotations in RefSeq
In June and July, the NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline released twenty-six new annotations in RefSeq for the following organisms: Anopheles coluzzii (mosquito) Anopheles funestus (African malaria mosquito) Astyanax mexicanus (Mexican tetra) Athalia rosae (coleseed sawfly) Bactrocera dorsalis (oriental fruit fly) Brassica napus (rape) Brienomyrus brachyistius (bony fish) Canis lupus dingo (dingo) (pictured) Caretta caretta (Loggerhead turtle) Dendroctonus ponderosae … Continue reading New annotations in RefSeq → The post New annotations in RefSeq appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - August 8, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Datasets Eukaryotic genome annotation Genome Data Viewer (GDV) RefSeq Source Type: news

New Features in iCn3D: Expanded Analysis of AlphaFold Structures, Virtual & Augmented Reality
We have added several exciting features to our interactive, web-based 3D-structure viewer, iCn3D! These new features allow you to compare AlphaFold Predicted structures to available structures as well as experience 3D structures with virtual and augmented reality. Learn more about tool updates here. AlphaFold is an artificial intelligence system designed to compute protein 3D structure … Continue reading New Features in iCn3D: Expanded Analysis of AlphaFold Structures, Virtual & Augmented Reality → The post New Features in iCn3D: Expanded Analysis of AlphaFold Structures, Virtual & Augmented Reality a...
Source: NCBI Insights - August 1, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Source Type: news

Foreign Contamination Screen (FCS) tool for GenBank submissions
We are excited to introduce a Foreign Contamination Screen (FCS) tool that you can now run yourself, with enhanced contaminant detection sensitivity to improve your genome assemblies and facilitate high-quality data submissions to GenBank. If you submit genome assembly data to GenBank, the FCS tool is for you! What is the FCS tool? FCS, a … Continue reading Foreign Contamination Screen (FCS) tool for GenBank submissions → The post Foreign Contamination Screen (FCS) tool for GenBank submissions appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 28, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) GenBank Genome assemblies RefSeq VecScreen Source Type: news

Announcing the NCBI Datasets SARS-CoV-2 taxonomy page
Need SARS-CoV-2 assembled genome sequences or specific SARS-CoV-2 protein sequences? You can find them on the new SARS-CoV-2 taxonomy page brought to you by NCBI Datasets. The NCBI Datasets SARS-CoV-2 taxonomy page brings you both SARS-CoV-2 genomes and proteins, basic information about SARS-CoV-2, and connections to related NCBI pages, all in one place (see Figures … Continue reading Announcing the NCBI Datasets SARS-CoV-2 taxonomy page → The post Announcing the NCBI Datasets SARS-CoV-2 taxonomy page appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 26, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Datasets GDH NCBI Virus SARS-CoV-2 Source Type: news

RefSeq Release 213
is now available online, from the FTP site and through NCBI’s Entrez programming utilities, E-utilities. This full release incorporates genomic, transcript, and protein data available as of July 11, 2022, and contains 321,282,996 records, including 234,520,053 proteins, 45,781,716 RNAs, and sequences from 121,461 organisms. The release is provided in several directories as a complete … Continue reading RefSeq Release 213 → The post RefSeq Release 213 appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 18, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Eukaryotic genome annotation RefSeq Source Type: news

Try out the latest BLAST ClusteredNR database results. Now with in-cluster analyses!
As we previously announced, we are offering a ClusteredNR protein database on the web BLAST service that provides faster searches, greater taxonomic reach, and easier to interpret results than the traditional nr database. We’ve added some new features to the results that make the ClusteredNR even more useful by allowing analyses within each cluster including … Continue reading Try out the latest BLAST ClusteredNR database results. Now with in-cluster analyses! → The post Try out the latest BLAST ClusteredNR database results. Now with in-cluster analyses! appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 14, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) CGR Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Homologs Protein BLAST (BLASTp) Source Type: news

NLM ’s all-new NCBI Datasets genome table is now available
We are excited to introduce new and useful updates to the Datasets genome table that let you quickly find and download a genome dataset including genome, transcript and protein sequence, annotation, and a data report. The new genome table includes many new features and benefits (see Figure 1). With the new genome table you can: Find … Continue reading NLM’s all-new NCBI Datasets genome table is now available → The post NLM’s all-new NCBI Datasets genome table is now available appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 13, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Datasets GenBank RefSeq Source Type: news

NCBI at 2022 Galaxy Community Conference
Join NCBI’s Nuala O’Leary, PhD at the 2022 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2022), July 17-23 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to learn more about Datasets, a new resource that makes it easier to access NCBI sequence data. GCC2022 brings together hundreds of researchers, trainers, tool developers, software engineers, and computational infrastructure providers, all addressing common challenges in data … Continue reading NCBI at 2022 Galaxy Community Conference → The post NCBI at 2022 Galaxy Community Conference appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 6, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Datasets Source Type: news

Introducing the Comparative Genome Viewer (CGV) beta release
NLM’s NCBI is introducing the Comparative Genome Viewer (CGV), an easy-to-use visualization tool that helps you quickly compare eukaryotic genome assemblies and easily identify genomic changes that may be significant to biology and evolution. With the new CGV you can view and compare the alignment between two assemblies to see differences in genomic sequence and … Continue reading Introducing the Comparative Genome Viewer (CGV) beta release → The post Introducing the Comparative Genome Viewer (CGV) beta release appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 5, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Comparative Genome Viewer (CGV) Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Source Type: news

Try out Datasets and ElasticBLAST at the BOSC 2022 CoFest!
Join NLM’s NCBI at the virtual CollaborationFest on July 15 from 08:00 – 11:00 CDT and 12:00 – 16:00 CDT following the BOSC 2022 conference. Get an in-depth orientation and opportunity to test the capabilities of Datasets and ElasticBLAST. What is Datasets? Datasets is a new resource that lets you easily gather data from across … Continue reading Try out Datasets and ElasticBLAST at the BOSC 2022 CoFest! → The post Try out Datasets and ElasticBLAST at the BOSC 2022 CoFest! appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 1, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Datasets ElasticBLAST Source Type: news

GenBank Release 250.0 is available!
GenBank release 250.0 (6/17/2022) is now available on the NCBI FTP site. This release has 18.63 trillion bases and 2.69 billion records.  The current release has 239,017,893 traditional records containing 1,395,628,631,187 base pairs of sequence data. There are also 1,796,349,114 WGS records containing 16,710,373,006,600 base pairs of sequence data, 546,991,572 bulk-oriented TSA records containing 485,056,129,761 … Continue reading GenBank Release 250.0 is available! → The post GenBank Release 250.0 is available! appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - June 30, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New GenBank Source Type: news

Introducing NLM ’ s new NCBI Datasets genome page!
As part of the NIH Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) project, NLM’s NCBI Datasets is introducing an all-new modern experience making it easier for you to browse and download genome sequence and metadata, and navigate to tools such as the Genome Data Viewer (GDV) and BLAST. To get started, search NCBI Datasets by assembly accession (e.g., … Continue reading Introducing NLM’s new NCBI Datasets genome page! → The post Introducing NLM’s new NCBI Datasets genome page! appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - June 29, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) Comparative Genomics Resource (CGR) Datasets Genome Genome assemblies Genome Data Viewer (GDV) Source Type: news

Join Us at the ISMB Codeathon- Tools for Sharable Protein Analysis
NLM’s NCBI is gearing up for the Tools for Sharable Protein Analysis Codeathon, which will take place July 10 – July 14, 2022 at the International Society for Computational Biology (ISMB) Conference. This event is the third installation of the ISMB codeathon. In previous years, teams led a series of developments on in-depth and systematic … Continue reading Join Us at the ISMB Codeathon- Tools for Sharable Protein Analysis → The post Join Us at the ISMB Codeathon- Tools for Sharable Protein Analysis appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - June 28, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Source Type: news

Join NCBI at the ISMB Codeathon- Tools for Sharable Protein Analysis
We are gearing up for the Tools for Sharable Protein Analysis Codeathon, which will take place Sunday July 10th-Thursday July 14th at the International Society for Computational Biology ISMB 2022 Conference. This event is the third installation of the ISMB codeathon. In previous years, teams led a series of developments on in-depth and systematic analysis … Continue reading Join NCBI at the ISMB Codeathon- Tools for Sharable Protein Analysis → The post Join NCBI at the ISMB Codeathon- Tools for Sharable Protein Analysis appeared first on NCBI Insights. (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - June 28, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Source Type: news