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This Week in PLoS

In PLoS One this week, researchers suggest that "re-annotation should be considered to be an essential first step for deriving value from functional genomics data" because it can produce unique knowledge derived from previous research findings. In any systems biology modeling of functional genomics data, the authors say, structural and functional re-annotation is critical — particularly for species with recently sequenced genomes.

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