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Human Genome News Archive Edition
Vol.9, No.3   July 1998

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1997 Santa Fe Highlights

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Expressed Human Genome Sequences Database

The National Center for Genome Resources and the South African national Bioinformatics Institute are collaborating on the Sequence Tag Alignment and Consensus Knowledgebase, or STACK. This public database of expressed sequences provides a unified view of human genes.

STACK features expressed gene sequences organized according to tissue and provides a comprehensive representation of each gene with alignments of its expressed fragments. Algorithms used to generate the database include efficient error-compensation methods that can create longer, more accurate consensus sequences.


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Human Genome Project 1990–2003

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.

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.