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ready Minimum Information about any (x) Sequence


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The minimum information about any (x) sequence (MIxS) is.a unified standard for describing sequence data and to provide a single point of entry for the scientific community to access and learn about the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC) checklists.


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European Nucleotide Archive
The European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) is a nucleotide database which is part of an international nucleotide sequence database collaboration. This collaboration comprises ENA itself, the DNA DataBank of Japan (DDBJ), and NCBI GenBank. This resource was formerly called the EMBL nucleotide sequence database. ENA provides a comprehensive record of the world's nucleotide sequencing information, covering raw sequencing data, sequence assembly information and functional annotation.

The European Genome-phenome Archive
The European Genome-phenome Archive (EGA) allows you to explore datasets from genomic studies, provided by a range of data providers. Access to datasets must be approved by the specified Data Access Committee (DAC).


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Minimum information about a marker gene sequence (MIMARKS) and minimum information about any (x) sequence (MIxS) specifications

Yilmaz P, Kottmann R, Field D, Knight R, Cole JR et al.
Nature Biotechnology 2011

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