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Thursday, March 24, 2005

Plasmid repository heralded

Melina Fan et al, A Central Repository for Published Plasmids, Science, Vol 307, Issue 5717, 1877 , 25 March 2005. Announces Addgene's efforts to build "a central plasmid repository where scientists can search for and request plasmids online." They say they will act as a clearinghouse, and not only include currently published plasmids but retrospective ones. They call for participation from researchers and publishers.