By Andrea Anderson

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb News) – The Human Microbiome Project recently implemented the first data freeze for 16S rRNA sequence data generated from samples of apparently healthy individuals — and plans a similar freeze of shotgun sequence data this summer, according to George Weinstock, associate director of Washington University's Genome Center and an HMP leader.

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