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Genome Databases

  1. Marion L Carroll,
  2. Son V Nguyen,
  3. Mark A Batzer

Published Online: 30 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003027



How to Cite

Carroll, M. L., Nguyen, S. V. and Batzer, M. A. 2001. Genome Databases. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2001


Genome databases are repositories of DNA sequences from many different species of plants and animals. They are linked electronically to supportive databases to aid in interpretation of the sequence data.


  • informatics;
  • bioinformatics;
  • DNA sequencing;
  • genomics;
  • computational biology