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Posted by Ville Koskinen (April 13, 2018)

Keeping genome databases up to date

Database Manager is a great tool for keeping your sequence databases up to date in Mascot. If the database is available as a ready-made FASTA file, all you need to do is enable it as a predefined definition, or set up a definition to download the file from a known URL (see the help for more details). Updating the database [...]

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Posted by John Cottrell (March 18, 2015)

Expressed Sequence Tags

In our help pages and training course material, we suggest Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) as a source of sequence data for organisms that are poorly represented in the protein databases. For example, even though the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is of vital importance to the British Fish & Chip industry, there are only 1,207 distinct protein sequences in NCBInr, compared [...]

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