NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Real Time Genomics and the J. Craig Venter Institute have forged a long-term research pact focused on analyzing the genetic mutations that induced pluripotent stem cells acquire during differentiation, RTG said today.

The partners also will work on identifying and validating human variant information using the Venter human reference diploid genome and associated orthogonal information. They plan to deposit this information in public databases where it can be accessed and used by the life sciences community.

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