A team from China's Harbin Institute of Technology introduces the Personal Genome Browser, or PGB, in the early, online edition of Nucleic Acids Research this week. The web-based genome browser is built on a genetic-molecular-phenotypic model, the researchers say, and aims to functionally annotate and visualize individual genomes — from SNPs and small insertions and deletions to related phenotypic associations with disease risk, drug response, or physical features.

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