By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two research consortia funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, one led by the University of Kentucky and another by Washington State University, have created two resources of data about medicinal plants that researchers will use to discover genes, pathways, and other traits involved in the biosynthesis of compounds used in pharmaceuticals. Both projects were funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grand Opportunities grants.

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