NEW YORK, July 23—The Human Genome Mapping Project Resource Centre in Cambridge, UK, and the British robotics company Genetix have formed a three-year collaboration to develop equipment for speeding up protein identification and generating protein interaction maps. The technology is being funded through the UK’s LINK Programme in Applied Genomics, with £2.5 million to come jointly from the UK’s Department of Trade and Industry, Genetix, and the Medical Research Council, which houses the HGMPRC. 

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