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Proposal to 'Wikify' GenBank Meets Stiff Resistance

Science  21 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5870, pp. 1598-1599
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5870.1598

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In a letter in this week's issue of Science, a group of mycologists urges GenBank to allow researchers who discover inaccuracies in the database to append corrections. GenBank, however, says such a fix would cause more problems than it solves.