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Tips, Tutorials, and Terminology for Using Selected Resources in Genome
The following tutorials
are targeted to first-time users of some of the bioinformatics resources
described in Genome Database Guide. Each
tutorial includes step-by-step instructions and screen shots covering
basic skills needed to use each Web site. Links to help files and other
Web-based instructions for learning more about the different features
of each bioinformatic tool are also provided.
searching using NCBI BLAST - Covers obtaining sequence data in
FASTA format, submitting sequence data as a query, and understanding
BLAST results. Descriptions of different options available for BLAST
searching also are provided.
of Bioinformatics Terms - Serves as a quick
reference for some of the terms commonly used in bioinformatics resources
to describe genes, sequence data, protein structures, and sequence similarity
Glossary - DOE Human Genome Program glossary of genetics terms.
Can be searched or browsed alphabetically; links to other life science