Friday, October 21, 2016
Illumina Boosts Public Gene Database
San Diego-based gene sequencing equipment maker Illumina said on Thursday that it has contributed 95,000 human genetic variants to a public database, CliniVar, which is run by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). The company said the contribution will help the advancement and understanding of genomics in health and disease. The data was generated by Illumina's Clinical Services Laboratory.