Affymetrix of Santa Clara, Calif. has received US Patent No. 6,816,867, “System, method, and user interfaces for mining of genomic data.” A data mining tool is described that includes a data structure populator that stores one or more first sets of data selected for querying into a first data structure. The tool also has a query builder that builds at least a first query based, at least in part, on one or more query parameters. Also included in the tool is a query manager that interrogates the first data structure with the first query.

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