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Genome sequences from California and Texas isolates of the H1N1 swine flu are already available for exploration at the NCBI. Let’s do a bit of digital biology and see what we can learn. Activity 1. What kinds of animals get the flu?
I suppose I should have expected this. I thought it might be fun to see what the databases had to say about turkeys. Technorati Tags: Thanksgiving,, turkey,, mash-up
PubMed is an on-line database at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) that contains information from scientific literature. Most of the information is related to medical research. To search PubMed, you use a program called Entrez. You go to the NCBI, select PubMed from the menu, type words into the text box, and start…