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April 29, 2014
NIH Dedicates Tree of Hippocrates
The National Library of Medicine's National Center for Biotechnology Information unveiled the first genetic sequence barcode of the Tree of Hippocrates clone, Planatus orientalis. The clone was planted on the campus of the National Institutes of Health on April 25, 2014 and was sequenced by the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History's Laboratory of Analytical Biology as part of its Barcode of Life project.