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How do I generate a list of post-synaptic gene markers that will guide me in my search for these markers in intestinal stem cells?

I would like to generate a list of gene markers that represent post-synaptic related genes. I will then use this list to search through single cell sequencing data, in order to assess whether certain ...
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How to query NCBI (Nucleotide database) by a feature qualifier?

I cannot seem to find a way to query nucleotide database (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore) by a specific qualifier of the feature. For example, by /host under the feature "source". For example, ...
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How to (efficiently) search nuccore to retrieve only annotated sequences?

I wish to efficiently search nuccore to retrieve only annotated sequences. By "annotated" I mean that the nuccore entry contains annotation information. An equivalent definition (if I understand ...
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Meaning of the Flags attribute returned by Entrez.esummary(db='nuccore')

My Question Calling Entrez.esummary for the nuccore db returns records with various fields. One of these fields is Flags. I ...
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Is there a built-in parser for the textual feature table that Entrez.efetch returns?

Entrez.efetch helpfully gives me the feature table of a nuccore entry. If I understand correctly, efetch can only return the ...
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Primer-Blast Custom Database [error]

I'm using Primer-Blast to compare a PCR template against a custom database of reference sequences, using Primer-Blast's Custom database functionality. However whenever I try to upload a FASTA file as ...
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Downloading SRA Files from AWS

I want to download the original BAM files that the authors had uploaded to SRA. Normally, I would just use sam-dump, but the files are having issues that seem ...
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How do I pull singe cell RNA sequencing data from GEO database?

I am new to R and computational biology. I am trying to look through a published data set to check for gene expression for my own project. I am having trouble finding materials to teach me how to ...
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Cannot blast against specific NCBI databases

I am having issues with some prokaryote reference genome databases (exact names : ref_prok_rep_genomes.*), that I downloaded from the NCBI website : https://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast/db/. Files in ...
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SRA run data access

Trying to download run data of Run accession SRR2155174. Here's the link: https://trace.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Traces/sra/?run=SRR2155174 Please go to the link and go to the "Data Access" tab. Hereunder ...
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NCBI SRA database sample: control vs test

I was trying to download some data from NCBI SRA (SRA059451). There are 27 samples available for SRA059451. But i am unable to understand which samples are 'control' and 'test' samples. Please help me ...
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Translating a genome sequence into possible frames

I have a sequence below from MYC gene about which I need to translate the sequence in all possible frames AND identify (for each frame) which codons are actually used in MYC ...
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efetch nucleotide -> protein ids

I'm downloading translated viral genomes initially via Blast - which had shortcomings - and now by efetch. What I want to do is obtain a complete list of all ...
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How to download multiple proteomes at once?

I'm looking for a way to download multiple proteomes at once from one clade, as fasta. Probably from the NCBI, because it looks more user-friendly than Ensembl, but Ensembl is okay too. In the best ...
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How can i get data set of illness and not illness people?

I'm new to bioinformatic .. i'm reading a paper and what i got that they made a classification for the people if they have a sequence of a disease or not ... ...
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Why do these NCBI representative genomes for ape species have no Y chromosome?

I recently downloaded a genome from NCBI for chimpanzee and was surprised to see no Y chromosome. I added in one from a separate accession and carried on, but then today went to do the same for ...
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Programmatic Access to `fastq-load.py` Arguments in SRR Metadata

Is there a way to programmatically access the fastq-load.py arguments from the SRR metadata? Specifically I would like to capture the exact command line arguments ...
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which NCBI tool is optimized to identify a species from a DNA fragment?

“The Iceman” was a man who lived 5300 years ago and whose body was recovered from an Alpine glacier in 1991. Some fungal material was recovered from his clothing and sequenced. Ice man : found as a ...
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SRA Toolkit and lebanese data

I am trying to extract data from this: https://trace.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Traces/sra/?run=SRR6245218 I installed SRA Toolkit, downloaded the SRR6245218 file and executed this: ...
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how to search NCBI to find all available reviewed accession numbers for a protein family

what is the most optimal keyword search query to input into NCBI In order to find all the available proteins accession numbers for a specific family? For example, how would I find all the reviewed ...
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How to download FASTA sequences from NCBI using the terminal?

I have following accession numbers of the 10 chromosomes of Theobroma cacao genome. ...
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GEOquery, Bioconductor question: Is there a more efficient way to tease out datasets that contain data I need?

We are doing a study analyzing the expression of certain genes and correlating that with response to chemotherapy. So far I have been manually going through every dataset on the NCBI website and ...
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How can extract the list of genes name from the raw data in GEO?

The format of the raw data that upload in GEO is different, like TXT, CEL or other form. How can I extract the list of genes name from these formats? And then how can I normalize them with R? I would ...
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CDS length for each human gene

Does anyone know where and how could I download a list of all human genes and the length of the coding sequence for each gene? Is it possible to do this on the NCBI site, ensembl?
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NCBI retrieve genome assembly with splicing or “modifications”

I am trying to fetch genome assemblies that include splicing information. E.g. Here, is a genome assembly of a yeast, where genes show variants like this: ...
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How do you download stuff from NCBI fast? [duplicate]

I have 2 .csv files that contains a list of accession codes. For example for this experiment a .csv file will contain: ...
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What is the recognized way to reference accession data (.sra files) from NCBI as a URI?

I would like to assign a URL/URI to accession runs (i.e. SRR IDs) from the NCBI short read archive. In program listings, I used to list them as ftp:// URLs, ...
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How to extract metadata from NCBI's short read archive (SRA) for a few runs?

I wish to extract metadata from a list of runs on NCBI's short read archive. For instance, I'd like to extract the library name ("HS0798") from the following run info: https://trace.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/...
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wget for links inside html pages

I am trying to download a file from the following repository: https://trace.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Traces/sra/?run=SRR7276474 As you can see, there are several layers to the webpage. For example, clicking ...
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How to export web NCBI tBLASTn results in table format with many queries?

Context I'm an MSc student working on writing up my thesis (back home now) from my laptop and, therefore, unfortunately don't have access to a workstation/server capable of doing the tBLASTn search ...
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Are there free cloud computing platforms for biology projects? [duplicate]

I want to implement the analysis found in the paper RNA-Seq of Tumor-Educated Platelets Enables Blood-Based Pan-Cancer, Multiclass, and Molecular Pathway Cancer Diagnostics The project id is 281708. ...
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Importing GFF file with Biopython

Is there a way to import a GFF file for an organism with Biopython in the same way you can for a Genbank file? For example, ...
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ncbi…eutils/esearch.fcgi: How to search now in the snp database?

According to the 2017(!) textbook, it worked at that time, for instance, https://eutils.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/eutils/esearch.fcgi?db=snp&term=autism At ...
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ANY (technical) reason behind submitting sequences to GenBank versus ENA Sequence

The DNA sequence sections of the three INSDC databases (i.e., DDBJ, ENA Sequence and GenBank) are synchronized periodically and strive to keep their stored data as ubiquitously accessible as possible. ...
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Genomics: Downloading genomic data from the NCBI Genbank database

I'm taking a genomics course at school, and we have a final project due in a few weeks. Now, I can write bash scripts to sort and analyze the data, etc. However, I'm not quite sure how to actually ...
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Mapping RefSeq-ID or NCBI-ID (Entrez-ID) to EC number

I annotated my bacterial genomes using the new NCBI Prokaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline and now, I want to annotate EC-numbers. In the master annotation file (.gff), I get the RefSeq-ID of every ...
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Does anyone have older versions of NT and 16s RNA DB from NCBI?

I am in search of past years' versions of NT and 16s databases from NCBI. I recently contacted NCBI about this and they replied: Unfortunately, we do not archive past versions of the blast ...
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Source for whole genome comparisons at NCBI Genomes

The NCBI Genomes database has these dendrograms for (presumably) whole genome comparisons for certain species, e.g. Pseudonomas aeruginosa or Escherichia coli. How were these comparisons done? ...
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How to automate NCBI genome download

I need to download all the completely assembled cyanobacterial genome's GenBank file(.gbff) from NCBI(RefSeq or INSDC ftp data). For this I think, the steps are: Need to find the completely ...
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Genebank Submission

I am not sure this kind of question is allowed here. I am asking because some of you might have already experienced this. I submitted some virus genomes in the Genebank. The genomes are on hold and ...
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Retrieving NCBI Taxa IDs from refseq or GenBank assembly accession

I have about 10,000 genome files all named by either refseq or genbank accession number, do you know if it's possible to convert these numbers to the corresponding NCBI taxon ID or species? for ...
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Download proteomes from NCBI based only on binomial names

I'm trying to download around 2000 proteomes from NCBI, but all I have is the genus and species e.g: lophodermium_seditiosum trichoderma_harzianum Does anyone know ...
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How to interpret a PSSM matrix from PSI-Blast - what do the numbers represent?

PSI-Blast on a sequence returns a PSSM matrix file containing two matrices, one to the left, one the the right, for all amino acids: ...
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What does an output of -I for all amino acids mean in a psi-blast pssm matrix file?

I have run psi-blast using the NR database, remotely, with one iteration, for several sequences to calculate an evolutionary profile (PSSM) for each of those sequences. However, many of the PSSM ...
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NCBI xml-format Printing nodeValues from tags with the same names

I would like to retrieve all Other-source_anchor on the level of DNA binding from within a Gene Ontology XML file using php. If I try this with my code, I only get Gene Ontology back and not the ...
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Generating multiple NCBI URLs with eutils

I would like to create a URL that takes input from different arrays to generate a search. The data I would like to retrieve is from NCBI. Below you can find the code I wrote. But I can't get it to ...