Geneticists call for public access to rice genome
They argue that new genome sequences should be made available in public-domain databases in line with what they term “accepted norms of the field”.
But several sources confirm that Science intends to publish a paper by the Swiss-based agricultural biotechnology company Syngenta on its draft of the rice genome, without depositing the supporting sequence data in GenBank.
Reference: Nature 416, 111 (2002)
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