Sequenced genomes per year

As part of building the case for creating our proposed CMOD resource, we wanted to know just how quickly the number of sequenced genomes was increasing. The thinking is that the more genomes are being sequenced, the more genomes there are that are going with virtually no community bioinformatics support. write college essays for money There are two sources of release dates for sequenced genomes...
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Creating a Centralized Model Organism Database (CMOD)

Model organism databases are great. They span a spectrum of model organisms as diverse as mouse, rat, fly, worm, zebrafish, yeast, and E. coli. And they fulfill key roles for their respective communities, from warehousing key genomic data, to providing query and visualization tools, to performing biocuration. The NIH (and other funding agencies) pay good money to fund these community resources,...
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The Centralized Model Organism Database

This guest post was written by Adriel Carolino, a summer intern who has been spearheading this project to create a Centralized Model Organism Database (CMOD). The recent explosion of metagenomic sequencing has resulted in an immense expanse of microbial genetic information.  Current metagenomic analyses typically revolve around a taxonomic survey — describing what microbial species are...
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Gene Wiki article out today at NAR

The articles for the annual database issue are starting to appear in the NAR collection.  My favorite one this year is, immodestly perhaps, ours about the Gene Wiki!  The simple message here is that the Gene Wiki is continuing to grow and that the content remains very high quality overall.  For more information, the abstract is below, and of course the paper is freely accessible...
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