[BiO BB] Withdrawl of Refseq accessions

Ann Loraine aloraine at gmail.com
Tue Jun 6 12:22:57 EDT 2006

What genome was it?


Ann L.

On 6/6/06, Michael Muratet US-Huntsville <Michael.Muratet at operon.com> wrote:
> Greetings
> I recently discovered that about 3000 Refseq accessions that were present in
> the 4/2005 release have been withdrawn. The ones I've looked at appear to be
> NCBI predictions using their gnomon tool and had 'XM_*' accessions. I'm
> concerned that a database that is supposed to be stable is so dynamic. I
> asked NCBI about it, but didn't get an explanation. Does anybody have any
> experience with such large scale withdrawls? Does anybody know why?
> Thanks
> Mike
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Ann Loraine
Assistant Professor
Section on Statistical Genetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham

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