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Shotgunning the Human Genome: A Personal View

  1. J Craig Venter

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005850

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How to Cite

Venter, J. C. 2006. Shotgunning the Human Genome: A Personal View. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. The Center for the Advancement of Genomics, Rockville, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Using the whole-genome shotgun method as the primary approach to sequencing large genomes, notably the human genome, Celera has demonstrated the validity of this method, which is now used in genome-sequencing laboratories worldwide for all classes of organisms.

Keywords:

  • shotgun sequencing;
  • Haemophilus influenzae;
  • Drosophila melanogaster;
  • assembly;
  • Celera