This blog post is directed toward PubMed users. Did you know you can download the entire PubMed database, and keep this dataset current with our daily update files? These data are available for free from our FTP site and no longer require a license agreement, whether you’re interested in text mining, or want to create your own database for searching and analytics. [ 51 more words ]

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PubMed is now available for download without a license and can be updated every day!

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NCBI is pleased to announce the initial data release of RefSeq Functional Elements, a resource that provides RefSeq and Gene records for experimentally validated human and mouse non-genic functional elements. Data can be accessed via Gene, Nucleotide, BLAST, BioProject, Graphical Displays and FTP.

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NCBI is pleased to announce the initial data release of RefSeq Functional

RefSeq Functional Elements now public

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Watch “PubChem: A source of laboratory chemical safety information” and learn how to use PubChem for lab safety [ Youtube.com Link ]
Watch PubChem A source of laboratory chemical safety information and learn how

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MutaGene is a new, freely available resource for understanding the mutagenic factors contributing to tumor development.

Cancer arises from multiple changes in the DNA that can be caused by various extrinsic factors, such as sunlight and tobacco smoking, and intrinsic factors such as the body’s own defense mechanisms fighting against viral infection or faulty DNA copying and repair molecular...
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MutaGene is a new freely available resource for understanding the mutagenic factors

Explore and analyze mutagenic factors leading to tumors with MutaGene, a novel resource

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Join us for the June 28th NCBI Minute, “Tailor Your #PubMed Search Experience with My NCBI” [ Bit.ly Link ]

In this webinar, we’ll show you how to use your My NCBI account to get dynamic PubMed results. You will learn how to automatically highlight keywords, create custom filters that can be active every time you run a search, and permanently display up to 200 items per results page.
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In May, the NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline released new annotations in RefSeq for koala, white-tailed deer, sea anemone and more.

See details on the Eukaryotic RefSeq Genome Annotation Status page: [ Nlm.nih.gov Link ]
In May the NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline released new annotations in
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Join us tomorrow for the dbGaP 10th Anniversary Symposium. Lightning talks and social hour too! [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Join us tomorrow for the dbGaP 10th Anniversary Symposium Lightning talks and

dbGaP 10th Anniversary Symposium June 9, 2017

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UniVec, NCBI's non-redundant database of vector sequences, has been updated to build 10.0, which enables searches run using NCBI's VecScreen tool to detect more of the foreign sequences introduced during the cloning or sequencing process. UniVec build 10.0 is also available via FTP. This build added 174 complete vector sequences and 214 adapter, primer and other sequences, including 133 RNA...
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UniVec NCBIs nonredundant database of vector sequences has been updated to build

UniVec build 10.0 now available for VecScreen searches and FTP

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Don’t forget to sign up for the next NCBI Minute, where we’ll show you how to use PubChem’s Laboratory chemical Safety Summary to find the most relevant chemical safety information. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Celebrate dbGaP’s 10th anniversary with us next Friday, June 9, 2017! Symposium will have lightning talks & social hour. More info: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Celebrate dbGaPs 10th anniversary with us next Friday June 9 2017 Symposium
The new pig (Sus scrofa) genome annotation produced by the NCBI eukaryotic genome annotation pipeline is now available in RefSeq.
The new pig Sus scrofa genome annotation produced by the NCBI eukaryotic

New pig (Sus scrofa) genome annotation in RefSeq

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If you are going to attend the ASCO Annual Meeting June 2-6, NCBI can answer your questions about GTR, ClinVar and MedGen there. Staff will be at booth #3046 on June 3rd, 4th, and 5th from 9AM-5PM Central. Individual meetings also available upon request. [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
If you are going to attend the ASCO Annual Meeting June 26

Questions about GTR, ClinVar, or MedGen? Ask us at ASCO 2017!

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NCBI’s Virus Variation resource makes it easy to find genome and protein sequences for a number of viruses – no more stumbling through multiple synonyms to find what you need. Now you can search using standardized biological criteria and intuitive pull-down menus. [ 210 more words ]

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NCBIs Virus Variation resource makes it easy to find genome and protein

NCBI’s Virus Variation Resource Enhancements Include Standardized Search Criteria

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Looking for an old NCBI News story? Check the NCBI News Archive on the Bookshelf. You can browse or search the archive for every News posting we’ve made – in our history!

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Looking for an old NCBI News story Check the NCBI News Archive

Find old NCBI News stories in the Archive!

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If you work in a lab, you’ll want to join us for our next NCBI Minute. We’ll show you how to use PubChem’s LCSS for safety. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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IgBLAST and Sequence Viewer have both been updated. See what’s new on NCBI Insights: [ Nlm.nih.gov Link ]

IgBLAST was developed at the NCBI to facilitate the analysis of immunoglobulin and T cell receptor variable domain sequences.

Sequence Viewer is a graphical view of sequences and color-coded annotations on regions of sequences stored in the Nucleotide and Protein databases.
IgBLAST and Sequence Viewer have both been updated See what’s new on NCBI Insights:

New releases from NCBI: IgBLAST 1.7.0 and Sequence Viewer 3.21

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dbGaP (the NIH database of Genotypes and Phenotypes) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year! We are proud to support over 850 studies and 1.6 million samples.

As part of that celebration, we invite you to join us at the dbGaP 10th Anniversary Symposium to be held on June 9, 2017; 1:30-3:00 PM Wilson Hall, Building-1 on the NIH Bethesda campus.

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dbGaP the NIH database of Genotypes and Phenotypes is celebrating its 10th

dbGaP 10th Anniversary Symposium June 9, 2017

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Remember, applications for the June hackathon in New York are due next Monday. Apply here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Remember applications for the June hackathon in New York are due next Monday Apply here:

Application for Participation in June 2017 Genomics Hackathon at NYGC

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NCBI is discontinuing the BLink protein similarity service effective immediately. More info:

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NCBI is discontinuing the BLink protein similarity service effective immediately More info

Retiring and replacing the BLink protein similarity service

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