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SNPedia is a Semantic MediaWiki-based wiki investigating human genetics. We keep track of all of the scientific literature known about each position in the human genome, otherwise known as a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism or SNP. (SNP is pronounced "snip"; thus SNPedia is pronounced "snipedia".) SNPedia is used by scientists ([PMID 22140107]), and has become a standard reference taught in schools. We also serve an audience of regular folks who have had their DNA tested by companies such as or They can use the site to look into their raw data, and better understand what diseases are more likely, or to which medicines they may have a bad reaction.


SNPedia – Wiki of the Month, September 2013

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