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Human Genome News Archive Edition

Human Genome News, March 1992; 3(6)

ATCC Index Available in Print and Online

ATCC Microbes and Cells at Work, 2nd edition, is an index of special applications for the microorganisms, cell lines, recombinant DNA materials, and viruses in the vast collection of cultures at the American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) in Rockville, Maryland. This edition, available in both printed and electronic form, contains 1200 new entries, 50 new pages of text, and a bibliography of over 6300 citations. New application categories include probes containing sequences for disease diagnosis, clones for plasmid-induced production, oncogenes, hosts (for transfection/transformation), special uses for cell lines, and ATCC quality-control strains. 1991. [ATCC Marketing NR 82; 12301 Parklawn Drive; Rockville, MD 20852; 301/881-2600; Fax: 301/231-5826; Telex: 908768.]


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Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v3n6).

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.