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Windfall for European Data Bank

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Science  18 May 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5520, pp. 1275
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5520.1275a

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PARIS-- As Science went to press, the European Union was preparing to announce that it would help provide a roughly 50% boost in the $11 million annual budget of the European Bioinformatics Institute, the continent's premier repository of DNA and protein sequence information. The cash injection, to come over the next 3 years, will fund four new projects, including repositories of data from "gene chips" and protein-protein interactions.