Overview

finished sequence


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

In genome sequencing, a high-quality DNA sequence that is contiguous (or nearly contiguous) and has a high rate of sequence accuracy. With an error rate of 0.01%, i.e., just one error per 10,000 bases, The Human Genome Project (q.v.) produced data with 99.99% accuracy. The finished sequence of the human genome was ready in 2003. Compare with draft sequence. See Chronology, 2003, The International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.