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The Human Genome Project

Part 2. Genomics

2.3. The Human Genome

Introductory Review

  1. Tim Hubbard

Published Online: 15 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001153X.g203112

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics

How to Cite

Hubbard, T. 2005. The Human Genome Project. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 2:2.3:24.

Author Information

  1. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2005

Abstract

The Human Genome Project has delivered the resources to biomedicine – goals set at the start of the 1990s – ahead of time and within budget. Through a series of ever-improving sequence releases and analyses, researchers worldwide have unfettered access to a reference sequence of human DNA, a catalog of its genes and increasing understanding of the role of sequence variation in human health.

Keywords:

  • Human Genome Project;
  • DNA sequencing;
  • genome annotation;
  • open data release