Chapter 2. The NCBI Data Model

  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis3 and
  2. B. F. Francis Ouellette4
  1. James M. Ostell1,
  2. Sarah J. Wheelan2 and
  3. Jonathan A. Kans1

Published Online: 11 JAN 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471223921.ch2

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ostell, J. M., Wheelan, S. J. and Kans, J. A. (2001) The NCBI Data Model, in Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition (eds A. D. Baxevanis and B. F. F. Ouellette), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471223921.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

  2. 4

    Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Children's and Women's Health Centre of British Columbia, University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

  2. 2

    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2002
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471383901

Online ISBN: 9780471223924

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Keywords:

  • publications;
  • sequence identifiers (SEQ-Ids);
  • Bioseqs;
  • Bioseq-sets;
  • Seq-annot;
  • Seq-descr;
  • NCBI data model

Summary

This chapter is a discussion of the actual underlying structure of databases commonly used in sequence analysis. The chapter focuses on the NCBI data model.