Genome Organization: Human
Published Online: 11 MAR 2004
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How to Cite
Kass, D. H. and Batzer, M. A. 2004. Genome Organization: Human. eLS.
- Published Online: 11 MAR 2004
The human nuclear genome is a highly complex arrangement of two sets of 23 chromosomes, or DNA molecules. There are various types of DNA sequences and chromosomal arrangements, including single-copy protein-encoding genes, repetitive sequences and spacer DNA.
- human genome;
- genome organization;
- DNA sequence complexity;
- gene families;