NCBI's dbGaP to Bridge Genotype, Phenotype Data | GenomeWeb

The National Center for Biotechnology Information last week unveiled its latest resource, dbGaP, which was developed to house genotypic and phenotypic data from large-scale genome-wide association studies.

The database — the first resource to enable public access to large-scale genotype-phenotype associations — could "stimulate genome-wide research to a level that's completely unprecedented," says Jim Ostell, branch chief at NCBI's Information Engineering Branch.

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