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Human Genome News Archive Edition

Human Genome News, January-June 1997; 8:(3-4)

Mapping Panel from Coriell

Coriell Institute is distributing the Human-Rodent Somatic Cell Hybrid Mapping Panel #2, Version 3, as cell cultures or DNA from the Human Genetic Mutant Cell Repository of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Version 3 consists of 24 human-rodent somatic cell hybrids, each retaining a single intact human chromosome. The new monochromosomal hybrids for chromosomes 6 (GM/NA11580) and 14 (GM/NA11535) retain the human chromosome in 100% and 92% of the cells, respectively. The panel has been characterized by (1) G-banded chromosome analysis, (2) in situ hybridization using biotinylated total human DNA, (3) Southern blot hybridization, and (4) PCR analysis. [Information: 800/752-3805 or 609/757-4848; Fax: 609/757-9737; ccr@arginine.umdnj.edu. Online catalog: http://ccr.coriell.org/Sections/Collections/NIGMS/?SsId=8].



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Human Genome Project 1990–2003

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Human Genome News

Published from 1989 until 2002, this newsletter facilitated HGP communication, helped prevent duplication of research effort, and informed persons interested in genome research.