First Complete Human Genome Sequence Published, Filling In Gaps of Previous Efforts

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Researchers in 2003 unveiled what was then billed as the complete sequence of the human genome. But about 8 percent of it had not been fully deciphered, mainly because it consisted of highly repetitive chunks of DNA that were difficult to mesh with the rest.

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