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Opinion

Whither genomics?

Andrew W Murray

Author Affiliations

Department of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA. From 15 July, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Genome Biology 2000, 1:comment003-comment003.6  doi:10.1186/gb-2000-1-1-comment003

Published: 9 June 2000

Abstract

The flood of data from genome-wide analysis is transforming biology. We need to develop new, interdisciplinary approaches to convert these data into information about the components and structures of individual biological pathways and to use the resulting information to yield knowledge about general principles that explain the functions and evolution of life.