Seeking Security: Pathogens, Open Access, and Genome Databases

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Authors: Committee on Genomics Databases for Bioterrorism Threat Agents, National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
Pages: 16
Language: english
Year: 2004
ISBN 10: 0309093058
ISBN 13: 9780309093057
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Within the last 30 years, the genomes of thousands of organisms, from viruses, to bacteria, to humans, have been sequenced or partially sequenced and deposited in databases freely accessible to scientists around the world. This information is accelerating scientists' ability...