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Highly Accessed Correspondence

Joining forces in the quest for orthologs

Toni Gabaldón1*, Christophe Dessimoz2, Julie Huxley-Jones3, Albert J Vilella4, Erik LL Sonnhammer5 and Suzanna Lewis6

Author Affiliations

1 Bioinformatics and Genomics Programme, Centre for Genomic Regulacion (CRG), Dr. Aiguader, 88. 0800, Barcelona, Spain

2 ETH Zurich and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland

3 Computational Biology, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 2NY, UK

4 European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SD, UK

5 Stockholm Bioinformatics Centre, AlbaNova University Centre, Stockholm University, S-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden

6 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road 64R0121, Berkeley, CA 94618, USA

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:403  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-9-403

Published: 29 September 2009

Abstract

Better orthology-prediction resources would be beneficial for the whole biological community. A recent meeting discussed how to coordinate and leverage current efforts.