USGENE® is the USPTO Genetic Sequence Database, an annotated collection of all available DNA, RNA and protein sequences from the published patent applications and issued patents of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The database has an archive which dates back to 1981, and the latest USPTO sequence data are available in USGENE on the day of publication, every Tuesday and Thursday of each week. As of December 11, 2018 there are 237,737,072 sequence records in USGENE, captured from 185,733 published patent applications and 120,390 issued patents.

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BLAST® version 2.3.0. See also, Altschul, Stephen F., Thomas L. Madden, Alejandro A. Schaffer, Jinghui Zhang, Zheng Zhang, Webb Miller, and David J. Lipman (1997), "Gapped BLAST and PSI-BLAST: a new generation of protein database search programs." Nucleic Acids Res. 25:3389-3402. BLAST is a registered trademark of the National Library of Medicine (NLM).