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The human genome sequence

Sydney Brenner

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.40201

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The human genome sequence

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The ability to clone and propagate fragments of DNA, along with technical advances that allow the order of nucleotide bases to be determined, has led to sequencing of the entire human genome. It may be that ultimately this information will lead to the uncovering of numerous targets for therapeutic purposes, but much additional biological and clinical research will be required on gene and protein function in living cells, whole organisms and people....

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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