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Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome

Lander E, et al ...see all

Nature, vol. 409, issue 6822 (2001) pp. 860-921

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Abstract

The human genome holds an extraordinary trove of information about human development, physiology, medicine and evolution. Here we report the results of an international collaboration to produce and make freely available a draft sequence of the human genome. We also present an initial analysis of the data, describing some of the insights that can be gleaned from the sequence.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Animals
  • Chromosome Mapping
  • Conserved Sequence
  • CpG Islands
  • DNA
  • DNA Transposable Elements
  • DNA: methods
  • Databases
  • Drug Industry
  • Evolution
  • Factual
  • Forecasting
  • GC Rich Sequence
  • Gene Duplication
  • Genes
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Genetics
  • Genome
  • Human
  • Human Genome Project
  • Humans
  • Inborn
  • Medical
  • Molecular
  • Mutation
  • Nucleic Acid
  • Private Sector
  • Proteins
  • Proteins: genetics
  • Proteome
  • Public Sector
  • RNA
  • RNA: genetics
  • Repetitive Sequences
  • Sequence Analysis
  • Species Specificity

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Authors

  • Eric S Lander

  • et al

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