UniProt Unites Data, But Commercial Access to Swiss-Prot Successor Is Still Unclear | GenomeWeb

Last month, the NIH awarded a three-year, $15 million grant to unite Swiss-Prot, Trembl, and the Protein Information Resource (PIR) into a single resource called United Protein Database or UniProt.

When UniProt is ready, the data will remain freely available to academic researchers, but it is not yet clear whether companies, which have to pay for access to Swiss-Prot until the end of 2004, will obtain free access afterwards.

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