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LocusLink Data Access

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016289D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Sep-14
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

IBM is engaged in an effort to capture market share in the Life Sciences sector, and in order to accomplish this, providing DB2 access to strategic genomic databases is essential. The LocusLink Web site (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/LocusLink/) is one such database, and IBM has enabled access to the LocusLink data by designing a relational schema to facilitate loading the Web site’s data into DB2. The following is LocusLink schema: 1 2 3