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Gene provides users with comprehensive information on known and predicted genes.

There is gene-specific information on species ranging from bees to orangutans. Within the results for a particular gene, users are given information on everything such as the lineage, gene type and scientific name of the organism. There are more than 14 million entries based on major taxonomic groups.

Use the search bar to browse by free text, chromosomes and symbols and much more. Within gene results, users are given the gene’s gene type, organism and brief summary of what it is and it’s affect on the species. Use Gene to find out how muscular dystrophy affects the human body of learn the official full name for breast cancer metastasis.

The database allows users to acquire more information from different databases such as PubMed and Map Viewer.

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