This story has been updated from a previous version posted April 23 to include additional information.

Personal genomics company Knome and the X Prize Foundation are jointly auctioning off sequencing and analysis services for an individual's genome, the partners said last week.

Bidding for the service, provided by Knome, started on eBay Friday with a minimum bid of $68,000, and will run until May 4. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the X Prize Foundation.

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