NEW YORK, Jan 16 - Ohio State University, Ohio Supercomputer Center, and LabBook said Tuesday that they have joined forces to provide an annotated database of the human genome later this year.

OSU is doing the actual annotation, while OSC is providing the computational power and LabBook is contributing its visualization and analysis expertise. Financial terms of the deal were not announced but LabBook said the OSU's Human Genome Database would be available at its website,, before

the end of 2001.

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