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Nucleotide chains for genes

  1. Mar 20, 2014 #1
    I can find where a gene is usually on a particular chromosome - e.g. Chromosome 1 Mxra8 - but I can not take Mxra8 and find a source for its nucleotide chain. Help here would be appreciated. Would also appreciate if there is any source for the sequence of total bases per chromosome - e.g. the entire nucleotide chain for a chromosome. Would be some long strings but it has to be out there somewhere.
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  3. Mar 20, 2014 #2


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    A good resource to search for information about genes and gene sequences is the National Center for Biotechnology Information (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/)

    For example, here is the NCBI's page for Mxra8: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gene/54587

    A link to the genomic and coding sequences can be found near the bottom of the page: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gene/54587#reference-sequences

    You can access the human genome sequence at NCBI as well: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/assembly/GCF_000001405.26/
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2014
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