Type Material in the NCBI Taxonomy Database · Kylepedia

Type Material in the NCBI Taxonomy Database

Details

Title: Type Material in the NCBI Taxonomy Database

Overview

Overview of the type material in the NCBI taxonomy database. Provides overview of the metadata stored, how type material is identified from other resources, how it can be used for quality control, etc.

Background Notes

Technical Details

The paper is mainly an overview of the resource, but they do describe the results of a few quality control measures. These include

Different Codes

Species in GenBank

Type Material in the Taxonomy Database

Misc

Results

Discussion

This article provided good examples of how type strains can be used to validate reference sequences present in a taxonomy. I would like to explore this for our project.

Sources

1: Author’s Note