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Human Genome News, Mar.-Apr. 1995; 6(6)

GDB WWW Server Enhancements

GDB Home Page (http://www.gdb.org)

  • Reorganized into three categories: Query Tools, Links to Related Resources, and Information about GDB and OMIM.
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page added, to be updated periodically.

GDB Browser

  • Detail information is retrieved directly from the database rather than from WAIS files. This may cause a slight delay for queries retrieving a large number of entries.
  • "mailto" links in Contact Detail allow direct e-mail to contact person. This feature is currently supported by Netscape and Lynx browsers but not Mosaic.
  • The most important citations associated with retrieved entries are now indicated by asterisks (**) beside the publication year.

GDB and OMIM are available via WWW from the GDB Home Page. The HUGO/GDB Chromosome Editors list is located at /gdb/hugo_eds.html.

2013 post-production note: GDB (Wikipedia) is no longer operational. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/projects/genome/guide/human/index.shtml

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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.