NEW YORK, Jan 3 - Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science has signed DoubleTwist as the first commercial licensee for its GeneCards Encyclopedia, a web-based interface that offers biomedical information about the structure and function of human genes, a source close to the project said Wednesday.

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