Answer to Question #119791 in Bioinformatics for Enoch Beyoung
If you see an NCBI accession numbers start with NM_, what does it mean? What about XP_, NC_, NW_, NZ_?
The NCBI accession numbers mean:
- NM_ - reviewed mRNA sequence
- XP_ - nonreviewed protein sequence
- NC_ - reviewed genomic region
- NW_ - previous reviewed chromosome genomic contig
- NZ_ - not finished genomic sequence