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Human Genome News Archive Edition
Human Genome News, March 1992; 3(6)
The National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR) has prepared a catalog of index-quality markers and interim maps available as of January. Characterized by a heterozygosity of at least 70%, the markers include restriction fragment length polymorphisms and markers based on microsatellites or other DNA sequences. The catalog, an interim summary of the index marker/framework map project [see HGN 3(2), 1-2 (July 1991)], includes information on accessing the markers and using them to localize genetic markers to specific intervals. [Contact: NCHGR Office of Communications; Bldg. 38A, Room 617; 9000 Rockville Pike; Bethesda, MD 20892; 301/402-0911, Fax: 301/480-2770.]
The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following style:
Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v3n6).
The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international 13-year effort, 1990 to 2003. Primary goals were to discover the complete set of human genes and make them accessible for further biological study, and determine the complete sequence of DNA bases in the human genome. See Timeline for more HGP history.
Published from 1989 until 2002, this newsletter facilitated HGP communication, helped prevent duplication of research effort, and informed persons interested in genome research.