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Human Genome News Archive Edition

Human Genome News, July 1994; 6(2)

MHCDB Information Online and in Print

MHCDB (release 1-0) is available online via the HGMP Clinical Research Centre; Harrow, U.K. (+44/81-869-3446, Fax: -3807, Internet: admin@ ). MHCDB users are encouraged to report errors and new data directly to ICRF at Additional information on the database can be found in "MHCDB--Database of the Human MHC," by William R. Newell, John Trowsdale, and Stephan Beck in Immunogenetics 40 , 109-15 (1994).

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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.