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Human Genome News Archive Edition

Human Genome News, May 1992; 4(1)

New Mapping Kit for
Human Chromosome 1

The American Type Culture Collection (ATCC), in conjunction with the Centre d'Etude du Polymorphisme Human (CEPH) and supported by the NIH National Center for Research Resources, is distributing a mapping kit (ATCC #77175) for human chromosome 1. The kit contains 16 DNA probes (15 recombinant plasmids and 1 cosmid, 5 µg DNA each) to detect a subset of ordered genetic markers from the CEPH consortium linkage map of human chromosome 1 [Genomics 9, 686-700 (1991)]. $225. [Contact for ordering kit: 12301 Parklawn Drive; Rockville, MD 20852-1776 (301/881-2600; Fax: 301/231-5826). Contact for technical information on using the probes in the kit: William Nierman at ATCC address above (Fax: 301/770-1848) or Howard Cann at CEPH in Paris (Fax: {Int.} 33/1-40-18-02-55)].


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