NCBI Delays Launch of ASN.1-to-XML Conversion Tool

The National Center for Biotechnology Information last week said in an e-mail announcement that it is experiencing “unanticipated” delays in its development of a program to convert Entrez Gene’s ASN.1 format to XML.

The tool was expected to be ready in time for the March 1 deadline that NCBI has set for retiring LocusLink in favor of Entrez Gene.

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