2014-10-06 - LifeMap Sciences, a Subsidiary of BioTime, Announces Release of MalaCards Version 1.06 with greatly improved gene-disease associations

LifeMap Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., announced today the recent release of MalaCards, Version 1.06. The new release is available at http://www.malacards.org/, and features greatly improved gene-disease associations. MalaCards is a database of human diseases and their annotations that is modeled on the architecture and richness of the popular GeneCards® database of human genes (http://www.genecards.org/). The database consolidates disease data from 66 sources and in this version contains 19,663 disease entries, 11,808 of which include associated genes.