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ready Database of genomic structural VARiation


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dbVar is a database of human genomic structural variation where users can search, view, and download data from submitted studies. dbVar stopped supporting data from non-human organisms in 2017, however existing non-human data remains available. In keeping with the common definition of structural variation, most variants are larger than 50 basepairs in length - however a handful of smaller variants may also be found. dbVar provides access to the raw data whenever available, as well as links to additional resources, from both NCBI and elsewhere. It can accept diverse types of events, including inversions, insertions and translocations. Additionally, both germline and somatic variants are accepted.

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How to cite this record dbVar; Database of genomic structural VARiation; DOI:; Last edited: March 2, 2021, 4:29 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 25 2021 12:28 p.m.

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DbVar and DGVa: public archives for genomic structural variation.

Lappalainen I., Lopez J., Skipper L., Hefferon T., Spalding JD., Garner J., Chen C., Maguire M., Corbett M., Zhou G., Paschall J., Ananiev V., Flicek P., Church DM.,
Nucleic Acids Res. 2013

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