UniProt Goes Live

UniProt, the comprehensive protein database formed by combining the resources of Swiss-Prot, Trembl, and the Protein Information Resource, marks its official launch on Dec. 15.

The $15 million, three-year project, first announced in late 2002 [BioInform 10-28-02], is a collaboration between the European Bioinformatics Institute, the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), and Georgetown University.

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