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The human genome sequence 

The human genome sequence

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The human genome sequence
Author(s):

Sydney Brenner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.40201
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date: 23 August 2017

The ability to clone and propagate fragments of DNA, along with technical advances that allow the order of nucleotide bases to be determined, has led to sequencing of the entire human genome. It may be that ultimately this information will lead to the uncovering of numerous targets for therapeutic purposes, but much additional biological and clinical research will be required on gene and protein function in living cells, whole organisms and people....

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