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New Video Demo for NCBI's Entrez Gene

Entrez Gene is an annotated, curated gene information database from NCBI. The records for each gene conveniently co-locate links to gene maps, dna and protein sequences, protein 3D structures when available, relevant expression data, polymorphisms, biological pathways, relevant research literature, etc. The video demo (1min 33sec) can be found here.

NIH Mandatory Public Access Policy Takes Effect April 7

Beginning April 7, the final peer-reviewed manuscipts of any NIH-funded research accepted for publication must also be deposited in PubMed Central, in compliance with the mandatory NIH Public Access Policy. More details about this policy and the procedures for depositing articles can be found at the University's "Transforming Scholarly Communication" website. The University Libraries can also assist with this process; e-mail your questions to