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Human Genome News Archive Edition
Human Genome News, April-June1996; 7(6)

Completely Sequenced Genomes*

  • Haemophilus influenzae (bacterium), 1.9 Mb, completed 5/95 by TIGR
  • Mycoplasma genitalium (bacterium), 0.580 Mb, completed 5/95 by TIGR
  • Methanococcus jannaschii (Archaea), 2 Mb, completed 12/95 by TIGR
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae (eukaryote), 12 Mb, completed 3/96 by international team.

*Does not include viruses.

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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.