News FocusTHE RICE GENOME

A Deal for the Rice Genome

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Science  05 Apr 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5565, pp. 34
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5565.34

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Summary

For the second time in just over a year, Science is at the center of a debate over public access to the data behind a major genome paper it is publishing. The issue: Should journals refuse to publish any DNA sequence paper unless the authors make the data freely available through a public database such as GenBank?