Human Genome Organization

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The Human Genome Organization (HUGO) had set itself the goal of completely mapping the human genome . The research has been in the context of the Human Genome Project ( Human Genome Project conducted).

In 2000 the first “complete” working version of the human genome was available. In 2003 the completion was finally announced within the framework of the applied standards.

With the chromosome 1 2005/2006 the last of the 23 human was chromosome pairs very carefully analyzed. The sequence data were published in issue 441 of the journal Nature by over 160 scientists from Great Britain and the United States .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ SG Gregory, KF Barlow et al. a .: The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. In: Nature. Volume 441, Number 7091, May 2006, pp. 315-321, ISSN  1476-4687 . doi : 10.1038 / nature04727 . PMID 16710414 .

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