By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix said today that it will contribute genotyping data for a large set of validated rare and common genomic variants to the 1000 Genomes Project.

The data the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company is supplying consists of genotyping information from more than 2 million SNPs and insertions and deletions, many of which had not been previously available from any source.

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