Standards for life science identifiers, biological pathways, SNPs, and gene expression database interfaces were on the table at the Object Management Group’s recent meeting in Boston, Sept. 8-12 — and a few of them are already inching their way toward adoption, according to Dave Benton, co-chair of the OMG’s Life Science Research domain task force.

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