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Human Genome News, July-September 1996; 8(1)
Over 600 gene entries in GDB are now linked to homologous Drosophila genes in the FlyBase database, which contains genetic and other information from all current and past scientific studies on the fruit fly. All Drosophila species are represented in FlyBase, so the Homology links from any given human gene may contain several FlyBase links. Gene symbols of the class Nnnn\* (e.g., Dgua\Hsp22) are from species other than Drosophila melanogaster.
GDB thanks those at FlyBase who made it possible to provide these links to the community, especially Michael Ashburner, Don Gilbert, and Wayne Rindone.
The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following style:
Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v8n1).
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.