Dbfetch Help

What is dbfetch?

Dbfetch is an abbreviation for "database fetch". Dbfetch provides an easy way to retrieve entries from various databases at the EMBL-EBI in a consistent manner. It can be used from any browser as well as well as within a web-aware scripting tool that uses wget, lynx or similar.


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How do I cite dbfetch?

Lopez R, Cowley A, Li W, McWilliam H.(2013) Using EMBL-EBI Services via Web Interface and Programmatically via Web Services. Curr Protoc Bioinformatics Volume 48 (2014) p.3.12.1-3.12.50. DOI: 10.1002/0471250953.bi0312s48
McWilliam H., Li W., Uludag M., Squizzato S., Park Y.M., Buso N., Cowley A.P., Lopez R.(2013) Analysis Tool Web Services from the EMBL-EBI Nucleic Acids Research 41: W597-W600. PubMed Id: 23671338 Abstract DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkt376

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