GenBank, EMBL and DDBJ are the most frequently used databases for
nucleotide and protein sequences.
- Use the NCBI server
to get the mouse leptin nucleotide sequence
from Exercise 1 of the Bibliograhic Databases section.
Make sure you get the sequence from the original paper.
- What is the basic structure of a GenBank entry?
- Check out which other formats are also available.
- The leptin entry was replaced on March 30, 1995, why? Can you find the
sequence that was published together with the Nature article from
Dec 1, 1994?