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

LocusLink

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

Affymetrix 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


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