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All roads to NLM

This is not just an addendum to my previous post free-for-all or to number-cruncher: the 12 Dec NIH press release links to a new and exciting database

NIH Launches dbGaP, a Database of Genome Wide Association Studies
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announces the introduction of dbGaP, a new database designed to archive and distribute data from genome wide association (GWA) studies. GWA studies explore the association between specific genes (genotype information) and observable traits, such as blood pressure and weight, or the presence or absence of a disease or condition (phenotype information).


29-5-07 dbGaP suffers from some broken links but content improves!