Mapping the genomes of all organisms enables the new vaccines and medicines. A formidable task is to understand the information contained in the genome of various organisms and humans. It will require cooperation between various research organisations and well organised databases. To do this, also the new kind of linking and analysis of the sources of data will be needed. Through the Finnish ELIXIR centre the researchers have had access to a DNA bank of dogs and cats, the data of which has allowed us to discover the gene of a nerve degeneration disease, for example.
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