Seeking to expand the range of applications available to research scientists and customers using its data, 23andMe this week released an application programming interface that will allow authorized third-party developers to build a broad range of apps for the web and mobile devices.

Mike Polcari, director of engineering at 23andMe, told BioInform that the Personal Genome API allows the company to benefit from the expertise of the broader developer community and could also lead to increased demand for its personal genome service.

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