Part 2. Genomics
2.3. The Human Genome
Published Online: 15 JAN 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics
How to Cite
Wendl, M. C., Wallis, J. W., Yang, S.-P., Chinwalla, A. T. and Hillier, L. W. 2005. Genome assembly. Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 2:2.3:25.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2005
We review the two approaches used for sequencing the human genome: whole genome shotgun and clone by clone. In particular, we describe the individual assembly strategies and summarize their results. The scientific community's ongoing assessment of these assemblies is also discussed.
- genome assembly;
- whole genome shotgun;
- sequence repeats