NEW YORK, March 9 – David Lipman, director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information, said Friday that he was looking forward to resuming a strong working relationship with Affymetrix after the company assured him that it was to blame for the recent problem with their U74 mouse arrays. 

“As far as I’m concerned this is resolved,” Lipman said. “They’ve been explicit that they made an error dealing with known ambiguities in the database.”

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