SRA search

This section describes searches in SRA and the handling of search results. SRA is an NCBI maintained database of NGS data.

The SRA search view (figure 7.5) is opened in this way:

        Download | Search for Reads in SRA (Image download_reads_ncbi_sra_16_n_p)

Image srasearchdialog
Figure 7.5: The SRA search view.

The tool queries the database with SRA accession number (see in figure 7.5) or various entries such as "hindgut" or "genometrakr". It is also possible to look for entries with certain properties, and to form more refined queries such as "paired-end RNA-Seq data from an Illumina HiSeq2500".