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GX database for NCBI Foreign Contamination Screen (FCS) Tool Suite

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Sequence database used by FCS-GX (Foreign Contamination Screen - Genome Cross-species aligner) to detect contamination from foreign organisms in genome sequences.

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Managed By

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

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How to Cite

GX database for NCBI Foreign Contamination Screen (FCS) Tool Suite was accessed on DATE from

Resources on AWS

  • Description
    FCS-GX database
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://ncbi-fcs-gx/

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