Chapter 7. Information Retrieval from Biological Databases

  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis1 and
  2. B. F. Francis Ouellette2
  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis

Published Online: 11 JAN 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471223921.ch7

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

Baxevanis, A. D. (2002) Information Retrieval from Biological Databases, 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.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  • integrated information retrieval;
  • the Entrez system;
  • LocusLink;
  • sequence databases beyond NCBI;
  • medical databases

Summary

This chapter presents a discussion of batch-mode and interactive retrieval of entries from bibliographic, protein, nucleotide, and structure databases. There is a discussion of specialized databases. The chapter concludes with a problem set.