NEW YORK, July 9 - The National Cancer Institute has produced a map of short tandem repeat sequences for the entire human genome using a Cray supercomputer, the organizations said Monday.

The project was an initial demonstration by the NCI's Advanced Biomedical Computing Center for the bioinformatic applications of the supercomputer, a Cray SV1. The computations, which took seconds to complete, would have taken hours on older computer systems, according to the organizations.

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