Progress, and Applications
of the Human Genome Project
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Chromosomes 21, 22 Near Sequencing Finish Line
This fall, international sequencing consortia are expected to announce the completion of chromosomes 21 and 22, the first to be declared "finished" according to Human Genome Project criteria. HGP standards include sequencing over 95% of the chromosome; determining the number, location, and size of remaining gaps; and closing all gaps over 150 kb.
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