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Biological Databases

1. Why Databases ? I 2. Database classification I 3. Additional information

2. Database classification

In recent years, biological databases have greatly developed and increased very well, and they became a normal part of the biologist's everyday toolbox.
Biological databases can be broadly classified into sequence and structure databases. In general, databases can be furthermore classified into primary, secondary and composite databases.

primary databases(consisting of data derived experimentally)

secondary databases(derived information) composite databases

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