ABI s Peter Li on Working with NCBI to Release Bolus of Data into Public Domain | GenomeWeb

Last week, Applied Biosystems and Celera Genomics made good on a promise originally made in May to release genomic sequence data from the Celera Discovery System into the public domain [BioInform 05-02-05]. The companies ended up releasing much more than sequence data, however, contributing more than 400,000 PCR primer-pair designs, more than 7 million SNPs, and 540,000 TaqMan gene expression assays to several databases hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

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