UNIT 1.5 Using the NCBI Map Viewer to Browse Genomic Sequence Data
Published Online: 1 FEB 2003
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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Current Protocols in Bioinformatics
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Wolfsberg, T. G. 2003. Using the NCBI Map Viewer to Browse Genomic Sequence Data. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 1:1.5.
- Published Online: 1 FEB 2003
- Published Print: JAN 2003
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This unit includes an introduction to the Map Viewer, which describes how to perform a simple text-based search of the genome to view the genomic context of a gene, navigate along the chromosome, zoom in and out, and change the displayed maps to hide and show information. It also describes some of NCBI's sequence-analysis tools, which are provided as links from the Map Viewer. The Alternate Protocols describe different ways to query the genome sequence, and also illustrate additional features of the Map Viewer. Alternate Protocol 1 shows how to perform and interpret the results of a BLAST search against the human genome. Alternate Protocol 2 demonstrates how to retrieve a list of all genes between two STS markers. Finally, Alternate Protocol 3 shows how to find all annotated members of a gene family.