Table 2

Options Provided by the Annotation Tool

Annotation

Description


GenBank

Accession number corresponding to the nucleotide sequence.

Unigene

Cluster containing sequences that represent a unique gene.

Locus

Unique and stable identifier for curated genetic loci.

RefSeq

Reference sequence standards for mRNAs.

Gene Symbol

Official gene symbol included in the Locus Report provided by NCBI.

Gene Name

Official gene name included in the Locus Report provided by NCBI.

OMIM

Catalog of human genes and genetic disorders.

Affy Description

Probe set description provided by Affymetrix.

Summary

Functional summaries included in the Locus Report provided by NCBI.

Gene Ontology

Controlled vocabulary applied to the functions of genes and proteins. Functional classifications used here are those included in the Locus Report provided by NCBI.


Dennis et al. Genome Biology 2003 4:P3   doi:10.1186/gb-2003-4-5-p3